Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

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Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Summary: Add a new twist to an old summer standby with this delicious lemonade “slushee” that happily marries strawberries and lemons.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen (or fresh) strawberries (about 24 strawberries)
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice (or smallest cubes possible)
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 3 packets of sugar substitute or 2 Tablespoons of sugar (or to taste)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Optional
  • 1/4 lemon, sliced, for garnish
  • 1 Tablespoon of ginger, fresh or dried (finely chopped)
  • A few mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Allow frozen strawberries to thaw slightly.
  2. step 2 Before placing ice cubes in blender, crush large chunks by sealing securely inside a Ziploc® Brand Storage Bag and rolling over the bag firmly with a rolling pin.
  3. step 3 Combine lemon juice, strawberries, sugar substitute or sugar, crushed ice and water in blender jar. If blades get stuck, add more water.
  4. step 4 Blend on high with lid tightly secured until smooth and thick.
  5. step 5 Pour into glasses and serve immediately. Garnish with a slice of lemon, if desired.

Preparation time: 2 minute(s)

Cooking time: 2 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 2

Recipe and Photo courtesy of: RightatHome.com 

2 Comments

  1. Looks delish for this summer heat! Just wondering, is the ginger really needed for the recipe or can I do without it?

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