Easy Espresso Recipe

Easy Espresso Recipe


  • 1/2 cup ground coffee (French or other dark roast)
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water
  • Lemon twists, optional
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Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup espresso equals 7 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7 mg sodium,1 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.


  1. Place ground coffee in the filter of a drip coffeemaker. Add water; brew according to manufacturer’s instructions. Serve immediately in espresso cups with lemon twists if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Starbucks French Roast ground coffee.