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Refreshing Lemon-Lime Drink Recipe

Refreshing Lemon-Lime Drink Recipe

Here is a lighter version of the famous margarita-without the alcohol! It goes very well with Mexican dishes or as a cool summertime drink in the shade. -Lisa Castillo of Bourbonnais, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • 2/3 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 6 cups chilled diet lemon-lime soda
  • 1 medium lemon, sliced
  • 1 medium lime, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large container, combine the limeade and lemonade concentrates and orange extract. Stir in water.
  • 2. Just before serving, stir in lemon-lime soda. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon and lime slices. Yield: 3 quarts (12 servings, 1 cup per serving).

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 84 calories, trace g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.