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Carrot-Pear Shrub
© John Kernick

Carrot-Pear Shrub

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With spicy ginger and fresh lime juice, this tonic is refreshing, energizing and healthy.

  1. 1 pound carrots, peeled and grated on the large holes of a box grater (3 cups packed)
  2. 2 ripe Anjou pears—peeled, cored and chopped (2 cups)
  3. 2 tablespoons finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  4. 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  5. 1 tablespoon raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar
  6. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Ice, for serving
  1. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients except for the ice with 1/2 cup of water and puree until smooth. Strain the shrub through a sieve lined with 3 layers of cheesecloth, pressing on the solids. Serve in 2 glasses over ice.
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