Sparkling Pink Pear Lemonade Slushee

Sparkling Pink Pear Lemonade Slushee

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

180 minutes

Serves

 
Sparkling Pink Pear Lemonade Slushee

This recipe courtesy of Chef Andrew Schloss and Mealtime.org, the website of the Canned Food Alliance.

This quick and easy fruit treat is made even easier by keeping a can of pears right in the freezer. There’s no danger of the can bursting and it makes the pears instantly ready to purée with some juice and soda into a nutritious and delicious frosty slush. It’s ideal when a summer heat blast wilts the little ones and delightful any time you want a refreshing break. Leftovers can be refrozen and scooped as an Italian ice.

This recipe is part of Chef Andrew Schloss’ Edibly Fun, Easily Done series, a collection of nine kid-pleasing recipes.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 110; Total fat 0g; Saturated fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 15mg; Carbohydrate 27g; Fiber 2g; Protein 1g; Vitamin A 0% Daily Value; Vitamin C 15% Daily Value; Calcium 2% Daily Value; Iron 2% Daily Value.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) pear halves, in extra-light syrup or juice
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate or cranberry juice
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) lemon-lime soda

Preparation

  • 1 Place the can of pears in a freezer until solid, at least 3 hours, or up to several days.
  • 2 Scoop the frozen pears from the can and blend with the pomegranate juice and the lemon juice in a blender until smooth.
  • 3 Stir in the soda and serve immediately.

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