Minty beaujolais ice

This fruity granita is a perfect palate-cleansing starter

  • Prep:15 mins
    Plus cooling and freezing
  • Serves 8
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 167
  • fat 0g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 31g
  • sugars 31g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0.02g


  • bunch of mint
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 450ml Beaujolais or light red wine
  • sliced peaches, to serve


  1. Bash the mint with the back of a knife to bruise and tip into a bowl with the sugar. Pour over 150ml boiling water. Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved, then leave to cool. Strain the liquid into another bowl, pressing against the mint, then add the wine and freeze, as above. Serve layered with peaches.

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