Ginger-Lemon Tonic

recipe
The fresh grated ginger and juice give this beverage a nice kick.

Yield:

2 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 146
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 35.1 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Calcium 16 mg

Ingredients

2 cups chilled apple cider or apple juice, divided
1/4 cup grated peeled fresh ginger, divided
1/3 cup frozen lemon sorbet
Lemon slices (optional)

Preparation

Place 1 cup cider in a blender.

Place 3 tablespoons grated ginger on several layers of damp cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; squeeze cheesecloth bag over a small bowl. Set 2 tablespoons ginger juice aside, and discard remaining ginger juice and pulp.

Add ginger juice and remaining 1 tablespoon grated ginger to blender, and process until smooth. Add remaining cider and sorbet. Blend until smooth and frothy. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

Note:

Cynthia Nicholson,

July 2004
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