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Berry Refreshing
Green Tea Granita


  • 32 ounces Ocean Spray® Light Cran-Raspberry®
  • Raspberry Cranberry Juice Drink, reserving 1 cup
  • 4 bags green tea
  • SAUCE:
  • 16 ounces Ocean Spray® Light Cran-Raspberry® Raspberry Cranberry Juice Drink
  • 1/4 cup raspberries, fresh or frozen
  • 8 Mint sprigs, for garnish, optional


  • Pour juice for granita, except reserved 1 cup, into a non-metal 8x8-inch baking pan.
  • Heat reserved 1 cup juice in a microwave safe container on HIGH for 3 minutes. Remove from microwave and add tea bags. Let steep for 5-minutes. Remove tea bags and squeeze. Add tea and juice mixture to pan. Stir gently. Cover with plastic wrap. Freeze overnight.
  • Remove from freezer and let sit for 10 minutes. Break up into pieces. Place 2 cups of granita mixture in a food processor. Process until mixture is smooth. Pour into a clean non-metal 8x8-inch pan. Repeat processor steps with remaining granita mixture.
  • Return granita to freezer. Freeze until firm, about 6 hours.
  • Remove from freezer just prior to serving. Scoop 1/2 cup into serving bowls.
  • Makes 8 1/2 cup servings.
  • SAUCE: Pour juice into a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook until sauce has been reduced to 1/2 cup, about 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in raspberries. Drizzle one tablespoon of sauce over granita. Sauce may be used hot or cold. Makes 8 1-tablespoon servings.

Nutritional Facts

Per Serving — Calories: 35.2, Fat 0g, Chol. 0mg, Sodium 54.5mg, Pot. 10.9mg, Total Carb. 8grams, Protein 0grams, Vit. C 77.3mcg, Calcium 2.2mg, Iron 4.5mg

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