Here's an easy-to-make strawberry-pineapple granita that tilts towards the creamy, thanks to the addition of Neufchatel cheese.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 qt. (4 cups) water
3/4 cup prepared KOOL-AID Strawberry Flavor Sugar-Sweetened Drink Mix
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed, softened
2-1/2 cups strawberries, divided
2 cups chopped pineapple
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Let's Make It
Blend water, prepared drink, Neufchatel and 1/2 cup strawberries in blender until smooth; pour into 13x9-inch pan.
Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Meanwhile, slice remaining strawberries.
Serve in dessert dishes topped with sliced strawberries and pineapple.
How to Easily Shave the Granita
Remove granita from freezer about 10 min. before serving; let stand at room temperature to soften slightly. Then, shave into small pieces with spoon or ice cream scoop.
This refreshing granita can be frozen up to 1 week before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.