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Strawberry Citrus Slushies

 Strawberry Citrus Slushies
Ordinary juice is just fine for everyday. But when hosting morning meals, our home economists suggest you serve something a little more special, like this pretty and refreshing beverage.
5 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • STRAWBERRY PUREE:
  • 1/2 cup frozen unsweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • CITRUS SLUSH:
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 4-1/2 cups ice cubes

Directions

  • Place the strawberries, confectioners' sugar and water in a blender.
  • Cover and process until blended; transfer to a small bowl. Cover and
  • chill until serving.
  • In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Cook and stir
  • until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cool to room
  • temperature.
  • Just before serving, place the lemon juice, orange juice, ice cubes
  • and sugar syrup in a blender. Cover and process until it reaches a
  • slushy consistency. Divide strawberry puree among four chilled
  • glasses. Top with citrus slush. Serve immediately. Yield: 5
  • servings.

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Strawberry Citrus Slushies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 cup citrus slush with 1-1/2 tablespoons puree equals 157 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.