DASH Diet Meal Prep: Honeydew Melon Granita

A cool treat made from real fruit!

An icy, fruit-based treat from DASH Diet Meal Prep for Beginners is the ultimate refresher on a hot day. Pass on sugary Italian ice and make this fruit-forward version instead. If you like a hint of mint, add some fresh mint leaves to the sugar syrup.

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Honeydew Melon Granita

An icy treat made from real fruit.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 3
Diet Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Salt


  • blender


  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups diced honeydew melon
  • 1/2 lemon


  • Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat until sugar is melted. Set aside to cool. Place sugar syrup, melon and lemon juice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  •  Pour into a shallow dish and carefully transfer to the freezer.
  • Once the mixture begins to freeze, scrape with a fork to create ice crystals every 30 minutes until mixture is completely frozen. To serve, spoon into cups.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 5 days.


Excerpted from the DASH Diet Meal Prep for Beginners reprinted by permission of Alpha, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2021 by Dana Angelo White


Serving: 1cupCalories: 93kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 1gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgFiber: 1gSugar: 22g
Keyword frozen treat, ice cream
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