Blueberry Sage Granita
Sweetened fresh blueberries with just a touch of dried sage are puréed and frozen to create this delectable frozen dessert.
1 1/4 cups water
2 cups fresh blueberries
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/2 teaspoon ground sage
4 sprigs fresh sage leaves
- Place all ingredients, except fresh sage leaves, into blender. Blend until smooth.
- Press mixture through fine sieve, into an 8 inch square baking dish (discard solids).
- Cover and freeze, stirring and crushing lumps with fork ever 1/2 hour, for a total of three hours. Stirring procedure is very important, to prevent mixture from freezing into a solid frozen lump. Texture should be ice crystals.
- Serve immediately in chilled wine glasses, garnish with fresh sage leaves.
Makes 4 servings.
Note: Can be frozen covered for 3 days. Place in refrigerator 30 minutes prior to serving. Scrape with fork before serving.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 recipe; 1/2 cup): Calories 50 | Calories from Fat 0 | Fat 0g (sat 0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 5mg | Carbohydrates 12g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 9g | Protein 1g.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.