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Fruit Slush

Fruit Slush

325 Ratings
325 Ratings
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Fruit Slush
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Serve this fruit slush as a drink or a dessert, and keep leftovers in the fridge for later. Pour it over fresh ice when you are ready to eat.

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cups cantaloupe or watermelon (coarsely chopped, seeded, peeled)
  • kiwi (1 2/3 cup coarsely chopped, optional)
  • sugar (2 tablespoons, optional)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 cups water
  • ice

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a blender, puree fruit with sugar and lime juice until smooth.
  3. Combine fruit mixture and water in a large pitcher.
  4. If desired, pour through a strainer to eliminate pulp.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for up to a week.
  6. To serve, stir well and pour into tall glasses over ice.
Source:

Watermelon Cooler, Food Hero, Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 37
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 22 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 14 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 287 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 37
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 14 mg
Potassium 287 mg
Sodium 22 mg
Copper 57 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 14 mg
Phosphorus 17 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 176 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 40 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 23 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 8 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 3/4 cups

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I tested this recipe with my family. It was easy to make and we all loved it. I will use with SNAP recipients in the future.
08/03/11
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