Watermelon Granita

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Morning, American

3 lb Watermelon 3 Fresh lemons 1/4 c Sugar 3 tb Campari 1/8 ts Salt Subject: recipelu Good Morning American Recipes 1. Remove the rind from the watermelon and proceed to seed it and chop it the watermelon into small chunks. (approximately 5 cups) 2. Place the watermelon chunks along with 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice, derived from the 3 fresh lemons, and 1/4 of sugar into a food processor. Puree the mixture until smooth. 3. Remove the top of the food processor and add 3 tablespoons of Campari and 1/8 teaspoon of salt. 4. Pour the watermelon mixture into a chilled rectangular metal baking pan. Place the pan in the freezer for 30 minutes or until ice crystals form around the sides and bottom of pan. 5. With a fork, gently rake the mixture until the frozen and unfrozen elements are evenly combined. Break up any large clumps that form, but be careful of making a slush. 6. Return the pan to the freezer and repeat the raking process every 20 minutes until the ice has formed a uniform consistency of soft crushed ice. The entire process will take about two hours. (Some freezers may vary). Serving the Granita Serve the granita in a Martini glass, topping with fresh fruit. To create a sparkling drink, fill a tall glass with granita and top with seltzer or sparkling water MC Formatted and MC Busted by Barb at PK on 3/14/98