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Concord Grape Granita
© Tina Rupp

Concord Grape Granita

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • STAFF-FAVORITE
  • VEGETARIAN

The Good News This icy dessert gets its sweet, tangy taste from Concord grape juice, which has three times the antioxidant power of orange and grapefruit juices.

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  1. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  2. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water
  3. 1 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh Concord grape juice
  1. In a saucepan, simmer the sugar and water to dissolve the sugar. Let cool.
  2. In a 9-inch square, glass baking dish, combine the sugar syrup and grape juice. Freeze for 30 minutes. Using 2 forks, scrape any frozen crystals into the center of the dish. Continue to freeze, scraping every 30 minutes, until the mixture is totally frozen and granular, about 4 hours total. Scrape the granita into chilled bowls and serve.
Notes One Serving 222 cal, 0 gm total fat, 0 gm saturated fat, 54 gm carb, 0 gm fiber.