Mock Strawberry Margaritas
These refreshing strawberry smoothies from our home economists pair well with spicy Mexican fare. They're a fun addition to any table.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 6 lime wedges
- 3 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
- 1-1/4 cups water
- 1 can (6 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate, partially thawed
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen unsweetened strawberries
- 25 ice cubes
- Using lime wedges, moisten the rim of six glasses. Set limes aside
- for garnish. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons sugar on a plate; hold each
- glass upside down and dip rim into sugar. Set aside. Discard
- remaining sugar on plate.
- In a blender, combine the water, limeade concentrate, strawberries,
- ice cubes and remaining sugar; cover and blend until smooth. Pour
- into prepared glasses. Garnish with reserved limes. Serve
- immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 149 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.