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Vietnamese Limeade

A regular on Vietnamese menus, this limeade is sure to leave you feeling refreshed. The small amount of salt in it helps balance the sweetness.

Recipe courtesy of Cuisine at Home
 
Makes about 3 cups
Total time: 10 minutes
 
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 t. kosher salt
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • Lime slices
  • Fresh mint sprigs
 
INSTRUCTIONS
Boil water and sugar together in a saucepan until sugar dissolves. Add salt, stir to dissolve, then remove from heat. Stir in cold water and lime juice. Serve over ice with sliced limes and mint sprigs for garnish.

Per 6 oz.: 68 calories; 0% calories from fat; 0g total fat; 21g carb.; 121mg sodium; 0g fiber; 0g protein