Mascarpone Strawberry Granita

2 cups of fresh strawberry , chopped

1/2 cup of sugar and 1 tbsp. of sugar

1/2 cup of fresh mint leaves , chopped

1/2 cup of water

1/2 cup of mascarpone cheese

3 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice

In a food processor , puree the strawberry until smooth . Meanwhile , cook the mint leaves , water and sugar , bring to a boil , simmer for 5 minutes to steep the mint leaves . Remove the mint leaves from the simple syrup .

Add mascarpone cheese into the pureed strawberry and add the pinch of salt , fresh lemon juice and cheese , mix well .. add the simple syrup . Pour into 8×8 dish , and freeze at least 4 hours .

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