Limeade with Cucumber and Ginger

ginger limeade
Mark Boughton
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  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

To grate the ginger, cut off the skin with a knife or scrape it off with a spoon. Then grate using the small holes on a grater.

Ingredients

3cups chopped, seeded, peeled cucumbers
1-- (6-ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
2teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
2 1/2cups cold club soda
-- Lime wedges and cucumber slices, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine cucumber, limeade and ginger in a blender or food processor. Cover and process until cucumber is puréed. Taste for sweetening. Combine cucumber mixture and club soda in a small pitcher. Serve with lime wedges and cucumber slices. Makes 5 1/2 cups. 

Recipe adapted from All New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook, by Mel Bartholomew (Cool Springs Press, 2009).

 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 80
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 20mg
  • Potassium 105mg
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 0g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%
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