From EatingWell: May/June 2009
You'll feel like you're on a tropical getaway with this refreshing strawberry-coconut cocktail. To keep it cool in warmer weather, freeze fresh berries for 30 minutes before blending. Variation: For a nonalcoholic version, omit the rum and add 1/2 cup additional strawberries.
- 2 1/2 cups chopped fresh or frozen (not thawed) strawberries , (about 12 ounces)
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 3 cups ice cubes
- 3/4 cup coconut-flavored rum, such as Malibu (see Variation, above)
- Combine strawberries, sugar and lime juice together in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add ice cubes and rum and blend until frothy. Transfer mixture to a pitcher and serve.
Per serving: 112 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 3 mg sodium; 113 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (70% daily value).
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 carbohydrate (other)
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- May/June 2009