Strawberry Balsamic Granita

Prep Time: 5 min

Inactive Time: 4 hr

Cook Time: 5 min

Total Time: 4 hr 10 min

Servings: 6


  • 3 tbsp Filippo Berio Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 cups strawberries, hulled
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (optional)


    • 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.