Melon with Basil-Lime Granita

Melon with Basil-Lime Granita
Photo by Roland Bello

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 32 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 ripe honeydew
  • 1 ½ cups packed basil leaves
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 ripe cantaloupe
  • ¼ cup mint leaves

Bring water and 2/3 cup sugar to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved, then simmer 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and cool completely in an ice bath, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Purée syrup with basil and 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoon lime juice until smooth. Str...

View full recipe at Epicurious

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