Strawberry Cilantro Lemonade
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
Makes15 servings (1 cup each)
- 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
- Place the lemon juice, sugar, strawberries and cilantro in a blender; cover and process until blended. Strain; discard pulp.
- In two pitchers, combine equal amounts of strawberry mixture and water. Serve over ice.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 115 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Stawberry Cilantro Lemonade in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2012