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Kiwi-Mint Julep

June/July 2005

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Kiwis add a tropical note to the Southern favorite.


Kiwi-Mint Julep Recipe

Makes: 2 servings

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 cups ice
  • 3 kiwis, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons frozen limeade
  • 2 tablespoons. chopped mint
  • 3 ounces bourbon, optional

Preparation

  1. Dissolve sugar in hot water in a 1-cup measure; let cool slightly.
  2. Combine ice, kiwis, limeade, mint, the sugar mixture and bourbon, if using, in a blender; blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving: 190 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 45 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 4 g fiber; 7 mg sodium; 390 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C, folate, potassium, fiber.

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 2 fruit


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