Pink Grapefruit Granita

Submitted By : Vitamix

Dietary Interests: Vegetarian, Vegan, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Gluten-Free, Low Cholesterol

Pink Grapefruit Granita

Yield:

3 c ( 360 ml )

Total Time:

4 Hours

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups (600 ml) fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup (240 ml) water
  • 1/3 cup (67 g) granulated sugar

Directions

  1. Combine juice, water and sugar in a bowl and whisk until sugar has dissolved. Pour liquid into a baking pan and freeze until hard, 3 to 4 hours.
  2. With a fork, break granita into about 1-inch square pieces. Transfer 1/3 of the chunks into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 5.
  4. Use the On/Off switch to quickly pulse 8 to 10 times using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades, until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Process remaining chunks, 1/3 at a time.
  6. Serve immediately.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.