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Strawberry Ginger Limeade

The combination of sweet strawberries, spicy ginger, and tart lime make for a delicious refreshing beverage with a bite!

Yield: about 1.5 liters

Author Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 22 oz (1 pound 6 oz) strawberries, hulled, sliced
  • 3-inch piece ginger, peeled, sliced into disks

Instructions

  1. In a small pot, bring 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar to a boil. Cook until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool.

  2. In a blender, combine cooled simple syrup, lime juice, sliced strawberries, and ginger. Blend until smooth. Pour through a fine strainer (or cheesecloth).

  3. Pour limeade into a pitcher. Stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups water. Taste and add more water, if necessary. Cover and keep chilled in the fridge until ready to serve.

  4. Serve with ice, sliced strawberries, and lime wedges.