If you've got extra blueberries, puree them with some sugar, lime juice and lemon-lime soda and freeze to make a refreshing icy treat.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
freeze:
8 hrs
additional:
5 mins
total:
8 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
Makes 7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process blueberries in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Add sugar, lime rind, and lime juice; process until well blended. Pour into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Stir in soft drink. Cover and freeze 8 hours. Remove from freezer; let stand 5 minutes.

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  • Chop mixture into large chunks, and place in food processor in batches; pulse 5 to 6 times or until mixture is smooth. Serve immediately, or freeze until ready to serve. Garnish, if desired.

Chef's Notes

To make this a no-added sugar dessert, use 1/2 cup of no-calorie sweetener (such as Splenda) in  place of the sugar.

Per 1-cup serving with no-calorie sweetener: Calories 25 (0% from fat); Fat 0.1g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g); Protein 0.3g; Carb 6.2g; Fiber 1g; Chol 0mg; Iron 0.1mg; Sodium 0mg; Calc 3mg.

Nutrition Facts

80 calories; fat 0.1g; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 20.4g; fiber 1g; iron 0.1mg; calcium 3mg.
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