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Ginger Limeade

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.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


  • 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)


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

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 124
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.5g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 9mg
  • Calcium: 21mg

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Ginger Limeade recipe