5 Genius Uses for Lemons and Limes

Find out how to make the most out of these citrus fruits.

5 Genius Uses for Lemons and Limes

These days, lemons and limes are getting a lot of attention for how versatile and useful they are. They are also high in vitamin C and limonene which may have anti-cancer properties and increase enzymes that detoxify carcinogens. This citrus pair also provides a lot of flavor to so many different dishes for barely any calories. It’s time to stop banishing lemons and limes to the garnish zone, and start embracing them in a more comprehensive way. With the help of food journalist Mark Schatzker, we are going to uncover five excellent ways to make the most out of this duo.

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Compound Lime Butter

This no-cook recipe is super easy to make. All you have to do is mix butter with chopped parsley, lime juice, lime zest, salt, and chopped garlic to make a unique creation you can use on thousands of food items. Lime butter is a great topping for green beans, fish, pork, crackers, and our personal favorite: corn on the cob.

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