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Prickly Pear Limeade

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"A refreshing limeade with a unique twist. Prickly pears are now being considered as another 'superfood' with many health benefits. They can be found in various colors--red, green, yellow, and orange. One great way to enjoy this fruit is in this minty limeade. Serve cold and over ice."
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15 m servings 268
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Cut prickly pears in half lengthwise and scoop out flesh with a spoon. Process in a blender until smooth. Push pulp through a fine mesh strainer to extract about 1 1/2 cups juice. Discard pulp.
  2. Place prickly pear juice, water, lime juice, stevia, and mint in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into two 16-ounce glasses filled with ice.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Handle pears with a kitchen towel when cutting in half and scooping out flesh. Pears are covered with tiny thorns that are hard to see.
  • Use the sweetener of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 268 calories; 3.2 68.2 4.6 0 42 Full nutrition

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this was delicious! I will definitely make it again!!!!

Won't make it again. Regular lemonade is fine enough for me.