- 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.
Reviews for Lemon Quencher
"I had 1 lime left over from another recipe, so I squeezed it along with the lemons. Great refreshing drink. I used 11 mint leaves and I could barely taste it. Next time I'm, going to increase it to 15."
"looks good. i'll add it to my recipe box"
"I loved the taste, but mine looked much darker than the picture. I think this would be great mixed with tea also."