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Island Limeade

July/August 2007

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Take a trip to the islands in this simple tropical cocktail.


Island Limeade Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1/3-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 6 ounces dark rum

Preparation

  1. Combine boiling water and sugar to taste. Stir until the sugar dissolves; chill. Add the lime juice to make limeade. Fill 4 tall glasses with ice and divide the rum among the glasses. Top with the limeade. Non-alcoholic variation: Omit the rum.

Nutrition

Per cocktail: 182 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 7 mg sodium; 93 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A & C (38% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 other carbohydrates

Nutrition Note: Per mocktail: 84 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrate; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 7 mg sodium; 92 mg potassium.



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Recipe Categories

Ethnic/Regional
American
Cajun-Creole
Caribbean
Servings
4
Meal/Course
Dinner

Season
Spring
Summer
Fall
Health & Diet Considerations
Gluten free
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Publication
July/August 2007

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