You'll feel like you're on a tropical getaway with this refreshing strawberry-coconut cocktail. To keep it cool in warmer weather, freeze fresh berries for 30 minutes before blending. Variation: For a nonalcoholic version, omit the rum and add 1/2 cup additional strawberries.
Servings: 6 servings, about 3/4 cup each
chopped fresh or frozen (not thawed) strawberries, (about 12 ounces)
coconut-flavored rum, such as Malibu (see Variation, above)
Combine strawberries, sugar and lime juice together in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add ice cubes
and rum and blend until frothy. Transfer mixture to a pitcher and serve.
Calories 112, Sodium 3 mg, Carbohydrate 12 g, Fiber 1 g, Potassium 113 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin C 70%. Exchanges: Fruit 0.5,Other Carbohydrate 0.5.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet