Lemonade

For best results, use fresh-squeezed lemon juice in this puckery-sweet drink recipe. Be sure to try the peachy version too.



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Servings: 4
Serving size: 8  ounces
Yield: 32 ounces
Total Time: 20 mins
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Ingredients
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    3   cups 
    cold water
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    1   cup 
    lemon juice
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    3/4  cup 
    sugar
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    Ice cubes
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    Lemon slices

Directions
1.
In a 1-1/2-quart pitcher stir together the water, lemon juice, and sugar until sugar is dissolved. If desired, chill in the refrigerator. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon slices.
2.
Makes 4 servings.
Variation
  • Peachy Lemonade: Prepare Lemonade as above. Place half of one 15- to 16-ounce can peach slices (juice pack), chilled and undrained, in a blender or food processor with 1 cup of the Lemonade. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Pour into a large pitcher. Repeat with remaining undrained peaches and 1 cup Lemonade. Stir in remaining Lemonade. Serve over ice. If desired, garnish with peach slices. Makes 6 servings.
    Per about 8-ounce serving: 114 cal., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol., 13 mg sodium, 29 g carbo., 1 g fiber, 1 g pro.
    Daily Values: 5% vit A, 22% vit. C
    Exchanges: 2 Other Carbo.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 155, carb. (g) 41, vit. C (mg) 28, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 8, sodium (mg) 4, Potassium (mg) 76, calcium (mg) 10, Other Carb () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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