Rating: 5 stars
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
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Fresh rhubarb is cooked down and chilled to create the base syrup for this naturally pink lemonade. Perfect for springtime!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir 1 1/4 cups water, sugar, rhubarb, and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer to the consistency of syrup, about 6 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve set over a Mason jar; discard solids. Chill, covered, at least 1 hour.

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  • Stir chilled rhubarb syrup, remaining 4 cups water, and lemon juice in a large pitcher. Chill until ready to serve. Pour into ice-filled glasses. Garnish with fresh rhubarb stalks.

Cook's Note:

If using frozen rhubarb, thaw before proceeding with the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 46.9g; fat 0.1g; sodium 34mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
07/01/2020
There is nothing more refreshing than tart rhubarb lemonade. I made a large batch because I don't have room in my freezer for any more rhubarb but didn't want to waste it. I have given away lots Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2019
Tastes like a Sweet Tart candy. Delicious! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/07/2021
We love this! Light and refreshing flavor. We used Splenda for the sweetner. We are going to freeze up juice,for when our rhubarb is done. Yum! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/02/2021
Out favorite kind of lemonade ?? brings me right back to my childhood ?? today I added fresh strawberries mashed up and man! It’s so good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/30/2020
There is nothing more refreshing than tart rhubarb lemonade. I made a large batch because I don't have room in my freezer for any more rhubarb but didn't want to waste it. I have given away lots Read More