Prickly Pear Lemonade

Prickly Pear Lemonade is a sweet, tart, and refreshing twist on a classic, and looks great with a lemon slice for garnish!

Yield:

Makes about 2 cups, 2 or 3 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 70
Caloriesfromfat 6.4 %
Protein 0.7 g
Fat 0.5 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 12 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

2 prickly pear fruit (about 10 oz. total)
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons sugar
Ice cubes

Preparation

1. Cut ends from prickly pears. Cut a lengthwise slit through peel on each fruit. Pull back peel, scoop out fruit, and discard peel.

2. Put prickly pear pulp, lemon juice, sugar, and 1 cup water in a blender or food processor. Whirl until smooth.

3. Pour into ice-filled glasses.

Note:

August 1997