You read that right! Radishes turn this tangy homemade lemonade a soft pink color, and they lend a faint, garden-fresh flavor--similar to the taste of cucumber slices in water. In fact, we added cucumber slices as well, as a perfect summer garnish.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
about 6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, combine 2 cups of the water and the sugar. Bring to a boil; remove from heat.

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  • Stir in lemon juice and 8 sliced radishes. Let stand, uncovered, 20 minutes.

  • Stir in remaining 3 cups water.

  • Remove radishes with a slotted spoon. Serve over ice with fresh cucumber and radish slices, or a whole radish.

Nutrition Facts

146 calories; carbohydrates 37.8g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 35g; vitamin a 5.4IU; vitamin c 22mg; niacin equivalents 0.1mg; folate 18.8mcg; sodium 23mg; potassium 143mg; calcium 19mg.
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