Watermelon Basil Granita

Basil and watermelon are a match made in heaven, especially when looking for something refreshing to beat the summer heat! Try this icy, homemade granita for a deliciously simple way to cool off this summer.


  • 5 cups watermelon
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar


1. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Pour into a shallow dish and freeze for 3 hours.


2. Remove from freezer and scrape with fork. Freeze for 2 hours. Repeat one more time.


3. To serve, just spoon the granita into a serving bowl and garnish with a fresh basil leaf.


4. Enjoy!

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