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Iced Lemons with Raspberries and Mint

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Love raspberry lemonade? Chill out with this dessert. From Prevention Healthy Cooking.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 28 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

8
lemons
1/2
cup water
4
mint leaves
1 1/2
cups sugar
1 1/2
cups raspberries

Directions

  • 1 Slice tops off of lemons to make toppers. Scoop out insiders of lemons and strain to create 1 cup of juice. Discard pulp and reserve excess juice for future use.
  • 2 Place empty lemon shells and toppers on baking sheet and place in freezer until filling is ready.
  • 3 In small saucepan over low heat, heat water, mint, and sugar to boiling. Boil 2 to 3 minutes, or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; strain Set aside to cool. Remove and discard mint leaves.
  • 4 Add lemon juice to cooled syrup mixture. Freeze syrup mixture at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  • 5 When mixture is frozen, place in food processor and process until creamy. Fold in raspberries and freeze at least 3 hours.
  • 6 To assemble dessert, pack lemon-raspberry filling into frozen lemon shells. Place toppers on; return to freezer until ready to serve.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 170
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 5mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
39g
39%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Fruits offer a host of nutrients including vitamin C to accompany their great taste. Be sure to get at least 2 to 3 servings of fruits daily.

Lemons should always have a place in your fridge. A squeeze can wake up anything from water to fish. And the zest can add summer freshness to salads or chicken dishes year round.

Eat Up Slim Down Annual Recipes 2006 from Prevention® (2006) p. 221.

Ratings & Reviews

©Copyright 2009, Rodale, Inc.
We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 04/09/2008. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
39g
39%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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