Papaya and Lemongrass Lemonade

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6Ingredients
190Calories
15Minutes

Enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather with this recipe for Papaya and Lemongrass Lemonade. Aromatic, lemongrass adds a unique herbal flavor to this papaya lemonade. Cooling, refreshing, and just the right amount of sweet, this Papaya and Lemongrass Lemonade is sure to please your family or guests, or just make a tall glass for yourself! Serve over crushed ice and be sure to strain the lemonade before serving to remove any excess pulp or strands of lemongrass.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stalk lemongrass (fresh)
  • 150 grams papaya (weighed still frozen)
  • 1/2 lemon
  • water (1 lt. fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup (or honey)
  • ice (to taste)

Directions

  1. Put in the mixer cup orblender: half stalk of lemongrass, papaya.
  2. Add the lemon (peel and seeds as well), pulse for 6 touches on the turbo button and then 10 seconds at maximum.
  3. Add fresh water, blend 1 minute at medium speed.
  4. Strain the juice to filter the lemongrass (which is made into small wisps) and the remaining ingredients.
  5. Add the golden syrup to taste.
  6. If you do not like papaya, you can replace it with raspberries or strawberries.
  7. Chop some ice and serve fresh.
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NutritionView more

190Calories
Sodium2%DV45mg
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs17%DV52g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories190Calories from Fat
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium45mg2%
Potassium670mg19%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate52g17%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars17g34%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Toni M. 29 Jun 2015
This is a nice lemonade. I put it in a frosted glass with a ring of sugar around the rim and a slice of lemon placed upright in the top of the drink. A sprig of mint and decorative straw finish the presentation.