Lemonade

Lemonade

Easy to make, inexpensive, refreshing and thirst-quenching. The little sugar in the lemonade promotes hydration.

10 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 5 min

Standing 2 h

45 calories per serving 


Ingredients

5 cups water, cold   1.25 L
1/2 cup sugar   110 g
1 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed   5 1/2 lemons
20 ice cubes   20
20 leaves fresh mint [optional]   7 g

Method

  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup (250 ml) of water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil with stirring until the sugar dissolves completely and a clear syrup is obtained.
  2. Pour the syrup in a pitcher then add the remaining water. Mix well, then put the pitcher in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  3. Pour the lemonade into glasses, add ice cubes and mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (190g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

45

Fat

0 g

0 %

Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g

0 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

3 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

13 g

4 %

Fibre

0 g

0 %

Sugars

11 g

Protein

0.1 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

20 %

Calcium

0 %

Iron

0 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¼ serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Trans Fat
Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Vitamin C
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Beverages | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian

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