Stawberry Cilantro Lemonade Recipe
I'm not certain whether it's the pretty pink color or lip-puckering tartness that makes this drink so attractive. A hint of fresh cilantro really makes it stand out. —Stevie Duvall, Malvern, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:15 servings
- 1-1/2 cups lemon juice
- 1-3/4 cups sugar
- 6 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, thawed
- 3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
- 3 quarts cold water
- Ice cubes
- 1. Place the lemon juice, sugar, strawberries and cilantro in a blender; cover and process until blended. Strain; discard pulp.
- 2. In two pitchers, combine equal amounts of strawberry mixture and water. Serve over ice. Yield: 15 servings (1 cup each).
1 cup equals 115 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.
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