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Blackberry-Lime Tea Granita

Makes: 3 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: Approximately 6 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces fresh blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon tea leaves (preferably green or white tea)
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 splenda packets
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 ounce fresh mint

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Pour mixture into a blender and puree until smooth.
  4. Use a strainer and press juice from the solids into a baking dish. Discard solids.
  5. Cover and freeze, scraping with periodically (about every hour).
  6. Serve with a fresh mint sprig and lime!

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 35 Calories, 0 g Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 1 mg Sodium, 10 g Carbohydrate, 2 g Fiber, 0 g Protein

Recipe Adapted from Cooking Light

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