Got lots of limes? Here are all the best lime recipes for how to use this zesty citrus, from limeade to dressing to mixed drinks.
Got limes? We’ve got recipes. This mighty citrus fruit is one of the best ingredients to add to your cooking. Almost any recipe is better with a squeeze of fresh lime juice! It brightens the flavors and adds an unmistakable zingy nuance. They’re a staple in Mexican, Latin American and Southeast Asian cuisines.
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If you’ve got lots of limes, the sky’s the limit! Make homemade limeade, a sweet tart tangy treat that’s positively delightful, or whip up a margarita if you love cocktails. Lime is perfect in dressings, sauces and vinaigrettes, or make it into a main dish dinner that will feed the whole family. These are some of our favorite recipes around, so…let’s get started!
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More ways to use limes
Not sure about our top lime recipes? There are lots more ways to use this mighty citrus fruit. Here are some ideas:
- Throw lime zest into baked goods, like scones or cookies
- Use the juice to brighten smoothies, like mango smoothie, pineapple smoothie or acai berry smoothie
- Mix into lime cocktails, like gin gimlet, mojito, Moscow mule, vodka tonic, ranch water, and more.
- Use a spritz to brighten curries like shrimp curry, vegetable curry or easy chickpea curry.
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