Apple Celery Granita


epicurious
180 mins (prep 30)
9 ingredients
makes 6 servings
The best desserts are those that manage to be sweetly satisfying while also containing an element of surprise, and this unique granita certainly fits the bill. We first had a version of it at Manhattan's Wallsé, and were stunned by the interplay among the bright, verdant mix of apple and celery with the richness of olive oil and the heat of grated horseradish. (Here, we've substituted wasabi for the horseradish.) It's a truly sophisticated way to end a meal.

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Ingredients

  • 1 (1,000-mg) vitaminutes c tablet (ascorbic acid), crushed to a powder with back of a spoon
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 granny smith apples (1 1/2 pounds), cut lengthwise into 1-inch-thick sticks
  • 6 medium celery ribs without leaves (1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon wasabi paste or powdered wasabi
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons water
  • flaky sea salt such as maldon
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fruity extra-virgin olive oil
  • equipment: an electric juice extractor

Nutrition

Serving Size (18.51 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 73.11 Calories from Fat 22.23
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.47g 22.78%
Saturated Fat 0.34g 10.21%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.28mg 0.07%
Total Carbohydrate 13.24g 26.48%
Dietary Fiber 0.03 g 0.77%
Sugars 13.12 g %
Protein 0.02g 0.24%
Vitamin A 0.14IU% Vitamin C 0.17mg%
Calcium 0.71mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
granny smith apples, celery ribs, or, wasabi paste, an
 

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