Triple-Citrus Granita with Passion Fruit

Put your food processor to work with this tasty citrus granita.
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triple-citrus granita with passion fruit topped with oranges

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

Start to Finish: 20 minutes (plus freezing)

Servings: 8


  • 2 lemons

  • 2 limes

  • 5 oranges

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 3 passion fruits, halved


Zest and juice lemons, limes, and 2 oranges. In medium saucepan, stir 1 1/2 cups water with sugar over high until sugar dissolves. Transfer to 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Let cool. Mix in 1 2/3 cups of citrus juices and 1 tbsp. each of lemon, lime, and orange zests. Freeze until icy, about 2 hours. Transfer to food processor. Pulse granita until slushy. Refreeze until icy, about 45 minutes. Cut peel and white pith from remaining 3 oranges. Slice oranges into rounds; divide among bowls. Scrape granita with fork until icy. Top oranges with granita. Scoop passion fruit pulp on top.