- 5 cups water, divided
- 10 fresh mint leaves
- 1 cup lemon juice
- 2/3 cup honey
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
- Ice cubes
- Mint sprigs and lemon peel strips, optional
- In a blender, combine 1 cup water and mint leaves; cover and process for 1 minute. Strain mixture into a pitcher, discarding mint. Add the lemon juice, honey, lemon peel and remaining water; stir until blended. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
- Serve in chilled glasses over ice. Garnish with mint sprigs and lemon peel if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Quencher in Light & Tasty August/September 2007, p19
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Reviewed Sep. 27, 2008
looks good. i'll add it to my recipe box
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2008
I loved the taste, but mine looked much darker than the picture. I think this would be great mixed with tea also.