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Ginger Limeade

Randy Mayor
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
This sweet-tart beverage is refreshing on a hot day. Feel free to adjust the sugar to suit your taste. Tote the limeade in a thermos so it stays cold.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cold water, divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons grated lime rind
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice (about 6 limes)
  • 4 lime wedges (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 124
  • caloriesfromfat 1 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 33.5 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 9 mg
  • calcium 21 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1/4 cup water, sugar, ginger, rind, and mint leaves in a blender, and process until well blended. Cover; chill for 2 hours.

  2. Add remaining 5 3/4 cups water and juice; stir to combine. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.