Have berries? Make slush! It only takes a few minutes.
pints (8 cups) fresh strawberries
cups crushed ice
cup powdered sugar
cup lime juice
Set aside 4 strawberries for garnish if desired. Remove and discard caps from remaining strawberries. Place ice and 2 pints strawberries in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed about 30 seconds, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides, until almost smooth. Pour into 2-quart pitcher.
Place remaining 2 pints strawberries, the powdered sugar and lime juice in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until almost smooth. Pour into mixture in pitcher; stir. Pour into glasses. Garnish with whole strawberries. Serve immediately.
Choose brightly colored, plump berries that are uniform in size and still have the green caps attached. Remove caps before blending!
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, and provide some potassium and iron.
Stock up on ice from the supermarket if you don't have a great way to make ice at home.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 2 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.