TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 cup fresh mint
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • Sugar to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon or lime slices and additional mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 10 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Place mint in a large bowl; pour water over mint; let stand for 2 hours.
  2. Strain mint mixture; discard mint. Fill chilled glasses with ice; add mint mixture and sugar. Garnish with lemon or lime slices and mint if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Mint Cooler in Birds & Blooms June/July 1998, p55

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