Strawberry Balsamic Granita
- In small saucepan, stir sugar with 1 cup water; bring to boil. Simmer until sugar is dissolved; let cool slightly.
- In food processor, combine balsamic vinegar, sugar mixture, strawberries, and basil (if using); purée until smooth. Pour into metal tray and cover with foil.
- Freeze for 4 hours, stirring with a fork to break up pieces of ice every 20 to 30 minutes. Serve in small dessert cups or martini glasses. Garnish with small fresh basil leaves if desired.
Tip: Substitute fresh mint for basil, or raspberries for the strawberries.
Cooking Method: Boil
World Cuisine: French
Product: Balsamic Vinegar