Orange-Mint Slush

Add some sparkle to your next get-together with this easy citrus and mint cooler, made with time-saving frozen juice concentrates.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 15

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
7
cups water
3/4
cup fresh mint leaves
1
can (12 oz) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1
can (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
4
bottles (10 oz each) club soda (5 cups), chilled
Additional fresh mint leaves, if desired
  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, heat sugar, 3 cups of the water and 3/4 cup mint leaves to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Cool 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Strain and reserve liquid. In nonmetal freezer container, mix reserved liquid, remaining water, orange juice concentrate and lemonade concentrate; freeze until slush consistency.
  • 3 To serve, spoon about 2/3 cup slush mixture into each serving glass; pour 1/3 cup club soda over each. Garnish with mint leaves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    20mg
    20%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    43g
    43%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    70%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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