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.

Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2013


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

Serves 2 (serving size: 1 drink)


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  • 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.

  • 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.


Cooking Light Chill

Nutrition Facts

183 calories; fat 1g; saturated fat 0.1g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 42.8g; fiber 8g; iron 0.4mg; sodium 18mg; calcium 17mg.