February 25, 2014
Beverages

Pear Chard Lime Crush


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This satisfying, healthy green drink is fragrant but not too sweet, with chard contributing
appealing briny accents. (Juicing tips and techniques: All Juiced Up.)

1 large bunch chard (1 lb/500 g), cut in pieces
2 pears, stemmed, quartered
1 lime, peeled, halved, excess pith removed
Sparkling mineral water to taste

Process chard, pears and lime in electric juicer according to manufacturer’s instructions. Stir. Pour into tall glasses. Add splashes of sparkling water.

Makes 3 cups (750 mL).

  • Use natural mineral water, not club soda.

Shopping Cart: I used white swiss chard, but red or golden chard would also work.

CREDIT: SUSAN SAMPSON
TESTED IN IMPERIAL, USING CENTRIFUGAL JUICER