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7 Savory Granitas Recipes to Cool Down Your Summer

Parmesan Granita

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Try this icy, cheesy granita on top of roasted vegetables (sunchokes work really well), or slices of heirloom tomato with sea salt and balsamic vinegar. (Read our tips for making the best roasted vegetables and other Tricks That Will Make You Want to Eat Your Veggies.)

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Cucumber Granita with Heirloom Tomatoes

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Is there anything more refreshing than a cold cucumber? Only a crisp cucumber in ice form! Try it as a granita along with heirloom tomatoes and basil for a summery treat.

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Fennel Top Granita

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Don't toss the tops of those fennel bulbs! Instead, run them through a juicer and make a granita that pairs perfectly with arugula, shrimp, and seasonal fruit. Fennel tops are also delicious in this Fennel Salad with Blood Oranges and Fuji Persimmons.

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Green Tomato Granita

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Unripe green tomatoes have a uniquely tangy taste that's all their own. Enjoy this icy green treat over crudo or spoon it up on its own.

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Ring My Bell Michelada with Red Pepper Granita

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This recipe uses one mixture that makes both bell pepper granita and popsicles. Then they go straight into a savory-spicy beer cocktail that you'll want to drink all summer long! (Love a good beer-cocktail hybrid? Mix up one of these nine beertails.)

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Cucumber Granita and Salmon

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You know cucumber and salmon taste great together on a bagel, so it's no surprise that this frozen cucumber granita pairs well with smoked or cured salmon. (Do you know which is better for you: Farm-Raised or Wild Salmon?)

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Watermelon-Habanero Granita

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Sweet meets spicy in this summer-y watermelon-habanero pepper combo. Use it as a topping for crudo, grilled fish, or a chilled soup. You can also enjoy it on its own for a cool-down snack.

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