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Fresh rhubarb works best for this recipe, but frozen will do in a pinch. Its characteristically tart taste combines well with lime juice and sugar for a refreshing springtime beverage. You can add sparkling wine instead of water for adults.

Jackie Mills, R.D.
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2007

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Yield:
12 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup spritzer and 1 lime slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Strain mixture through a sieve into a bowl, pressing rhubarb with the back of a spoon to remove as much liquid as possible. Discard solids. Cool to room temperature. Stir in juice. Cover and chill.

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  • Stir in sparkling water just before serving. Garnish with lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

74 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 19.4g; fiber 0.5g; sodium 2.7mg; calcium 7.6mg.
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