Sipping on a glorified grown up slushie is a must during the hot summer months, and Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is offering a unique semi-frozen Watermelon Margarita Granita, which takes several hours to make.
Watermelon Margarita Granita
- 1 3/4 lbs. Seedless Watermelon in Chunks
- 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
- 1/3 cup Patrón Silver Tequila
- 2 tbsp. Fresh Lime Juice
- 1 tbsp. Lime Zest
- 1/4 cup Small Basil Leaves (for Garnish)
- 1 tsp. Flaked Sea Salt (for Garnish)
Preparation: In a blender, combine the watermelon, sugar, tequila, lime juice and lime zest. Blend on high until smooth. Pour into a 9×13″ baking dish and freeze for one hour. Stir mixture with a fork and place back in freezer. Repeat this procedure every hour three more times until the granita is frozen. Serve with a sprinkle of salt and small basil leaves for garnish.