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Grown-up limeade

Grown-up limeade

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 5

A grown-up summer drink with a pleasantly bitter bite

  • Freezable (Freeze without soda water)
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal166
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs44g
sugars44g
fibre0g
protein1g
low insalt0.11g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Lay the lime slices on a tray and freeze for at least an hour. Put the remaining chopped limes (including the skin) in the bowl of a food processor or blender with the sugar and 100ml water. Whizz until really juicy and completely broken down.

  • STEP 2

    Pour the mix through a sieve, so that all the pulpy bits remain and you have lots of juice. Have a taste – if it’s too sour, add a bit more sugar. This can be made 2 days ahead and chilled. Pour into a big jug with lots of ice and the lime slices, and top up with soda water. Serve with a shot of vodka or rum, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2011

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Rating: 4 out of 5.4 ratings
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