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Ginger Lemonade

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Spice up your favorite lemondade thirst quencher by adding fresh ginger to the mix. This recipe can easily be doubled.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.