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Recipe: Nonalcoholic margarita

Serves 1

Medically reviewed on Mar 1, 2018

Dietitian Tip

This recipe makes extra simple syrup, which can be kept in the refrigerator for several days.

Ingredients

Simple syrup (makes 3/4 cup):

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water

Margarita (1 glass):

  • 2 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons simple syrup

Cut fresh fruit to garnish

Directions

In small sauce pan, heat water and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and chill. (Simple syrup may be refrigerated for several days.)

In blender, add ice, juice and simple syrup. Blend until smooth, pour in favorite chilled glass and garnish rim with cut fruit.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving SizeAbout 2 cups (16 fluid ounces)
Calories140
Carbohydrate35 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Fiber0.5 g
Protein0.5 g
Sodium10 mg
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Fat0 g

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