Makes 1 Serving


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

Prep time: 5 minutes


  • 1 lemon
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
Serving Size:  1 cup
Total Fat0 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8 mg
Total Carbohydrate28 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Total Sugars26 g
Added Sugars included24 g
Protein0 g


  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.

Source: ChooseMyPlate.gov recipe/ Lemonade

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