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Strawberry Lemonade

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A great summertime treat that is very refreshing. This recipe comes from the Food Network Magazine and uses all fresh ingredients.
Ingredients
  Zest of lemon 1 Large, wide strips
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. For the lemon syrup: in a saucepan take the lemon zest, 1-1/2 cups sugar and 1-1/2 cups water.
2. Stir, until the sugar dissolves; let cool to room temperature.
3. For the strawberry syrup: Toss the strawberries and the remaining ½ cup sugar in a bowl and let sit at room temperature until the sugar dissolves, about 45 minutes.
4. Strain the strawberry mixture; reserve the strawberry syrup and berries separately.
5. For the lemonade: Combine the lemon juice, lemon syrup, salt and 2 cups of cold water in a pitcher.

MAKING
6. Take a tall glass, put 1 tablespoon of the strawberry syrup.
7. Fill with ice and then top with the lemonade.

SERVING
8. Garnish lemonade with the reserved strawberries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Juicy
Method: 
Assembled
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 893 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.54 g0.83%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.14%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 256.3 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.4%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20.1%

Sugars 214.5 g

Protein 2 g4.4%

Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C 369.7%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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