For more information, call: 573-331-3000

A-Z Health Topics


Return to Index

Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ¼ recipe
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugars 9 g
Proteins 2 g
Vitamin A 25% DV
Vitamin C 200% DV
Calcium 10% DV
Iron 10% DV
Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Servings 4
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2.0

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Water 4 cups
Sugar substitute 1 cup
Fresh mint leaves, lightly packed 4 cups
Strawberry hulled, halved 1 quart
Lemon juice, fresh squeezed 1 cup
Directions
  1. Place 2 cups water, sugar, and mint in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Strain into a blender; discard mint.
  3. Thinly slice 1 cup of strawberries and set aside.
  4. Add ½ of the remaining strawberries to a blender and blend until smooth; pour into 2 quart pitcher.
  5. Stir in sliced strawberries, lemon juice, and remaining water. Add sugar to taste if needed, stirring until dissolved.
  6. Cover and chill until serving.

Diabetic Exchange Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0 Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Source Ida Rodriguez for Melissa’s Variety Produce