This deliciously refreshing snack has an intense strawberry flavor with surprising savory notes of balsamic vinegar and basil. Enjoy a full serving at just about 100 calories.
Recipe courtesy of Turner Broadcasting System
Total:
10 hr 20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
10 hr 20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Combine the sugar and vinegar in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until the sugar completely dissolves, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool, the mixture should be the consistency of maple syrup. 

Combine the strawberries and basil in a food processor and puree. Add the sugar mixture and pulse the machine to combine. Pour into an 8-inch square baking dish, cover loosely with plastic wrap and freeze for about 2 hours. 

When the edges begin to harden, use the tines of a fork to scrape them into bits. Repeat the procedure in 1 to 2 hours, and then occasionally thereafter, until the mixture is frozen through in "shavings." Freeze overnight. 

Spoon the granita into serving dishes and garnish each with a basil leaf, then serve. 

Cook's Note

Adjust the amount of sugar based on the sweetness of the strawberries.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Basil Pesto

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Thai Shrimp Stir-fry with Tomatoes and Basil

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Mini Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

Recipe courtesy of Sasha Perl-Raver

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Strawberry Soup

Recipe courtesy of Robin Miller

Strawberry Love Cake

Recipe courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking