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Prickly Pear Lemonade

Yield Makes about 2 cups, 2 or 3 servings
Prickly Pear Lemonade is a sweet, tart, and refreshing twist on a classic, and looks great with a lemon slice for garnish!


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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.