Star Fruit Quencher

The star fruit, or carambola, is the "star" of this beverage and tastes like a blend of apple, pear, and citrus fruits. The entire fruit is edible. Here, it is pureed and then strained to create a delicious, fragrant juice.

Yield: Serves 2 (serving size: 1 drink)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 183
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 3.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.8g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 18mg
  • Calcium: 17mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 4 carambolas (star fruit); (about 1 1/4 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 tablespoons ginger syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
  • 2 cups crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup lemon-lime-flavored sparkling water, chilled
  • Carambola slices (optional)

Preparation

  1. 1. Place pineapple juice and carambola slices in a blender; process until smooth. Pour mixture through a sieve into a pitcher to measure 2 cups. Discard solids. Stir in ginger syrup and lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate 45 minutes or until thoroughly chilled.
  2. 2. Fill each of 2 glasses with 1 cup crushed ice. Pour star fruit mixture over ice. Add 1/4 cup sparkling water to each glass. Garnish with carambola slices, if desired.
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