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Tropical Julep With Lemons

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ¼ of recipe
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 31 g
Proteins 1 g
Vitamin A 4% DV
Vitamin C 130% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 2% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Servings 4
Preparation Time 30 minutes

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  2.0

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Large sprigs of fresh mint 3-6
White grape juice 2 cups
Lemon, juiced
Grapefruit, juiced
Grated fresh pineapple 1 cup
Salt 1/8 teaspoon
Ginger ale 2 cups

Directions

  1. Place the mint in the bottom of a pitcher. Gently crush with a wooden spoon, until you can smell the fresh perfume of the mint.
  2. Add the grape juice, lemon juice, and the grapefruit juice. Stir until well-blended, then cover and refrigerate.
  3. Also refrigerate the grated fresh pineapple in a covered bowl, as well as the ginger ale.
  4. When ready to serve, place 4 or 5 cubes of ice in some tall glasses.
  5. Divide the pineapple equally into each glass, than do the same with the refrigerated juice. Fill each glass with ginger ale.
  • Diabetic Exchange

    Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0

    Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.