Welcome to the new MyPlate Kitchen! Please pardon our dust during this transition. We appreciate your patience.

Back to Search

Lemonade

Recipe Image
Add To Favorites

Lemonade
En Español

Fivestar Rating
Recipe Total Cost
  • Makes: 1 serving

A fresh, single serving of lemonde that is perfect for a hot summer day. Only one lemon is needed for this recipe. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

1. Cut lemon in half crosswise.

2. Place lemon half on juicer. Push and twist to squeeze out the juice.

3. Pour juice into glass. Add about 3/4 cup water.

4. Add sugar, stirring to mix ingredients.

Create-a-Flavor Changes
- Squeeze one-half each lemon and lime.
- Squeeze one-half each lemon and orange.
- Add 1/4 cup apple juice concentrate and leave out the sugar.
- Use 1/4 cup seltzer water and 1/2 cup water.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cooking Up Fun - A Pyramid of Snacks

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 glass lemonade approx. 1 cup (248g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 108
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 26 g
Added Sugars included 24 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 8 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 49 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 108
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 26 g
Added Sugars included 24 g
Protein 0 g
Minerals
Calcium 8 mg
Potassium 49 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Copper 27 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 5 mg
Phosphorus 4 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 9 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 2 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/4 cups

Add new comment

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.