Gingery Limeade

Tote chilled limeade in a thermos. Grated ginger adds zip, but you can omit it for a classic version.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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

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)

Preparation

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.

Note:

August 2007