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Recipe Summary

cook:
5 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
prep:
5 mins
Yield:
16 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Carefully remove rind from lemons using a vegetable peeler, making sure to avoid white pithy part of the rind. Cut rind into 1 x 1/8–inch-thick strips.

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  • Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes; stir in lemon rind. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring every minute.

  • Spread remaining 1/2 cup sugar on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Using a fork, remove lemon peel from sugar syrup; add to sugar on baking sheet, and toss well. Spread rind in a single layer on baking sheet; let stand at room temperature until dry. Remove peel from sugar, and store in an airtight container. Discard remaining sugar.

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Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast Weeknight Meals

Nutrition Facts

27 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 7.7g; fiber 0.6g; iron 0.1mg; calcium 8mg.
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