From EatingWell: July/August 2007
Take a trip to the islands in this simple tropical cocktail.
- 3 cups boiling water
- 1/3-1/2 cup sugar
- 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
- 6 ounces dark rum
- 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.
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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- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 15 minutes or less
- Health & Diet Considerations
- Gluten free
- July/August 2007