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Oxmoor House

Asian Pear Sparkler

Lemongrass, cucumber, and Asian pear add a note of sophistication to this sweet drink. Be sure to put the pear and cucumber in the blender first.

Oxmoor House MAY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups (1-inch) cubed Asian pear (about 3 pears)
  • 2 cups (1-inch) cubed peeled cucumber (1 large)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
  • 1 (8-inch) stalk peeled fresh lemongrass, chopped
  • 2 (12-ounce) bottles sparkling apple drink, chilled
  • 4 Asian pear slices (optional)

Preparation

1. Place first 4 ingredients in blender; process 1 minute or until blended and almost smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve into a bowl, pressing with the back of a spoon; discard solids. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until thoroughly chilled.

2. Pour 1/2 cup pear mixture into each of 4 glasses; top each serving with 3/4 cup sparkling apple drink, and stir gently. Garnish each serving with 1 pear slice, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 157
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 1.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.1g
  • Fiber: 4.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 8mg
  • Calcium: 23mg
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