Easy Freshly Squeezed Pomelo Juice

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I recently began consuming a new fruit in my diet — the honey pomelo. I eat several per week at times but am temporarily unable to chew due to an oral surgery that’s taking a while to heal. I had one soldier beginning to rot, and wanted to salvage as much as I could of my treasure. I cut away the rotten portion and tried my novice hand at this recipe .

I hope you enjoy!

You’ll need:

1 large pomelo, with flesh removed (seeds remaining is ok)
1 cup of cold water or more to taste
Up to 1 cup of simple syrup (I homemade a stevia version)

Serves: 4

-place the fruit into a blender with decent speeds
-pulse until well broken down
-blend using liquify or juice if your appliance has it until you see a clearer substance (DO NOT SMOOTHIE as you’ll end up cold pressing the whole thing through strainers by hand)
-pack the pulp as tightly as you can with the carafe REMOVED from the base of the blender for safety
-carefully strain through a fine mesh strainer as you scrape down the flesh for maximum juice
-pour into mason jars/s and add the water and syrup in quarter batches as you taste for desired sweetness
-serve cold over ice or chilled

That’s it! You did it!

Time for some vegan cookies!