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Rhubarb Slush Recipe

Rhubarb Slush Recipe

This thirst-quenching slush is a fun way to use rhubarb. I love to serve it for special get-togethers like a ladies' brunch or holiday meal. The rosy color and tangy flavor of this favorite spring crop come through in every sip. -Theresa Pearson, Ogilvie, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. + freezing YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 3/4 cup thawed pink lemonade concentrate
  • 1 bottle (2 liters) lemon-lime soda

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine rhubarb, water and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Cool for about 30 minutes.
  • 2. In a food processor or blender, puree mixture, half at a time. Stir in apple juice and lemonade concentrate. Pour into a freezer container; cover and freeze until firm. Let stand at room temperature for 45 minutes before serving.
  • 3. For individual servings, scoop 1/3 cup into a glass and fill with soda. To serve a group, place all of mixture in a large pitcher or punch bowl; add soda and stir. Serve immediately. Yield: about 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 159 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.