Ginger Lemonade

Spice up your favorite lemondade thirst quencher by adding fresh ginger to the mix. This recipe can easily be doubled.


8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 133
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 35.2 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 4 mg


6 cups water, divided
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup grated peeled fresh ginger
1 1/4 cups fresh lemon juice (about 7 large lemons)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
Lemon slices (optional)
Lime slices (optional)


Combine 1 cup water, sugar, and ginger in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool.

Strain ginger mixture through a sieve into a pitcher, and discard solids. Add 5 cups water and juices, and stir well. Serve over ice, and garnish with lemon and lime slices, if desired.

April 1999
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