Granizado de tomate con mozzarela y pesto

Tomato granita with mozzarella and pesto

We bring you the step by step to make your own tomato granita with mozzarella and pesto. All the flavor of Italy in a summery and very, very refreshing starter. 😊

Ingredients :
💠 400 ml crushed tomato
💠 ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
💠 ½ teaspoon sugar
💠 ½ teaspoon white pepper
💠 ½ teaspoon salt
💠 70 g mozzarella pearls
💠 50 g grated parmesan
💠 50 g pine nuts
💠 20 g fresh basil
💠 100 ml olive oil
💠 ½ teaspoon salt


Preparation :

  1. Mix the crushed tomato with the Worcestershire sauce, sugar, pepper and salt. Pour into an ice cube tray and freeze.
  2. For the granita , add the freezer tomato cubes to a blender and blend. Stir with the spatula and repeat
  3. For the pesto sauce , add the chopped garlic, chopped basil, oil and salt to the blender. Blend until you have a slightly grainy sauce. Serve the granita in a bowl, decorate with the Mozzarella pearls and some fresh basil leaves and dress with the pesto sauce.

Tip: consume immediately or store the granita in the freezer until ready to serve. For a more intense flavor, toast the pine nuts in a pan before making the pesto.

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