Fruit salad with basil-tarragon granita

Fruit salad with basil-tarragon granita

11 ratings

Costanza, student


„This version of Italian granita is a true must-make. The crisp texture of the ice and the complex flavors combine perfectly with the fruity aromas of the salad.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
360
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
250 ml
water
150 g
sugar
2
lemon (zest and juice)
20 g
basil
7 g
tarragon
100 g
grapes
100 g
raspberries
100 g
blackberries
1
mango
1
lemon (juice)
20 g
confectioner’s sugar
10 g
mint leaves
Metric
Imperial
  • 250 ml water
  • 150 g sugar
  • 2  lemon (zest and juice)
  • 20 g basil
  • 7 g tarragon
  • 100 g grapes
  • 100 g raspberries
  • 100 g blackberries
  • 1  mango
  • 1  lemon (juice)
  • 20 g confectioner’s sugar
  • 10 g mint leaves

Utensils

  • zester
  • saucepan
  • casserole dish
  • sieve
  • large bowl
  • sifter
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Riesling late harvest wine, sweet, 2003
This dessert is a good match for a sweet late harvest with a slightly fruity bouquet. Its aromas of juicy peaches and mangoes emphasize the taste of the dessert even better.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
260
Protein
2g
Fat
1g
Carb
60g

Step 1/7

In a medium saucepan, bring water, sugar, and lemon zest and juice to a boil.
  • 250 ml water
  • 150 sugar
  • 2 lemons
  • zester
  • saucepan

In a medium saucepan, bring water, sugar, and lemon zest and juice to a boil.

Step 2/7

Pick basil and tarragon leaves and place in a large bowl. Douse with boiling sugar water. Then allow to cool.
  • 20 basil
  • 7 tarragon
  • large bowl

Pick basil and tarragon leaves and place in a large bowl. Douse with boiling sugar water. Then allow to cool.

Step 3/7

Place sieve inside of a casserole dish. Pour basil-tarragon syrup through the sieve and remove wilted herbs. Transfer granita to freezer and allow to set for approx. 5 – 6  hours.
  • casserole dish
  • sieve

Place sieve inside of a casserole dish. Pour basil-tarragon syrup through the sieve and remove wilted herbs. Transfer granita to freezer and allow to set for approx. 5 – 6 hours.

Step 4/7

Set berries aside. Halve grapes. Peel mango and cut into cubes.
  • 100 raspberries
  • 100 blackberries
  • 100 grapes
  • 1 mango
  • cutting board
  • knife

Set berries aside. Halve grapes. Peel mango and cut into cubes.

Step 5/7

Transfer all fruit to a large bowl. Juice lemon and add to fruit salad, as well as sifted confectioner’s sugar. Mix well.
  • 1 lemon
  • 20 confectioner’s sugar
  • sifter

Transfer all fruit to a large bowl. Juice lemon and add to fruit salad, as well as sifted confectioner’s sugar. Mix well.

Step 6/7

Pick mint leaves and roughly chop. Add to fruit mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • 10 mint leaves

Pick mint leaves and roughly chop. Add to fruit mixture and mix thoroughly.

Step 7/7

Fill serving glasses with fruit salad and top off with granita! Enjoy with your loved ones!

Fill serving glasses with fruit salad and top off with granita! Enjoy with your loved ones!