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


Ingredient Checklist


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

  • 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; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 23 mg sodium. 143 mg potassium; 37.8 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 35 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 5 IU vitamin a; 22 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 19 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 19 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;