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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.