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Gingery Limeade

Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Tote chilled limeade in a thermos. Grated ginger adds zip, but you can omit it for a classic version.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime rind
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 2 1/2 cups cold water
  • 4 lime slices (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 158
  • caloriesfromfat 1 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 41.9 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 5.7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Strain mixture through a sieve into a pitcher. Add juice and 2 1/2 cups cold water. Chill completely. Serve with lime slices, if desired.