Ginger-Mint Lemonade Recipe


Atkins Ginger-Mint Lemonade
4.2g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 50 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 0 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Moderate
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0.2g

Protein

0g

Fat

0.3g

Fiber

14.4cal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3 Tbsp GINGER Fuji Food Products Inc.
  • 12 fl oz CLUB SODA Safeway, Inc.
  • 3 tbsp Peppermint (Mint)
  • 1 tbsp Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
  • 0 1/2 tsp ALLSPICE Ocho Rios Miami, Inc.
  • 1 cup Tap Water
  • 1 cup Fresh Lemon Juice

DIRECTIONS

You will need several lemons for this recipe.  See #1 below.
 
  1. Using a vegetable peeler, peel 3 (3-inch-long) strips of zest from one lemon then slice half a lemon to use as a garnish; juice thte remaining lemons for 1 cup juice.   Mince the ginger and finely mince the peppermint.
  2. In a 2-cup or larger microwave-proof container, combine water, whole allspice berries ( 1/2 tsp; optional), ginger and lemon peel. Microwave on high until mixture comes to a simmer, about 2 minutes. Stir in mint and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 1 hour.
  3. Strain into a pitcher and discard the solids. Stir in lemon juice, sugar substitute (to taste) and club soda.  Serve over crushed ice and garnish with mint sprigs and lemon slice

Cooking Tip

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