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Strawberry Lemonade

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 25 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 6 cups
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  1. 1 quart water
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 3 large lemons, zest removed in long strips, lemons juiced
  4. 2 pints strawberries, quartered
  5. Ice
  1. In a saucepan, combine 2 cups of the water, the sugar and the lemon zest and bring to a simmer, stirring. Pour the syrup into a stainless steel bowl, stir in the remaining 2 cups of water and the lemon juice and set in a bowl of ice water, stirring occasionally, until chilled, about 10 minutes.
  2. Puree the strawberries in a food processor, stir into the lemonade and strain. Serve in tall glasses over ice.
Notes Per One-Cup Serving 175 calories, 0.6 gm total fat, 0 gm saturated fat, 47 gm carb.