7 Savory Granitas Recipes to Cool Down Your Summer
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.)
Cucumber Granita with Heirloom Tomatoes
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.
Fennel Top Granita
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.
Green Tomato Granita
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.
Ring My Bell Michelada with Red Pepper Granita
Cucumber Granita and Salmon
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.