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Lemon Quencher Recipe

Lemon Quencher Recipe

Tart and refreshing, this minty-lemon drink is sweetened with just a touch of honey. It makes a lovely summer cooler any time of day.—Clara Coulston, Washington Court House, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Serve in chilled glasses over ice. Garnish with mint sprigs and lemon peel if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 96 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (23g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch

Reviews for Lemon Quencher

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missoctober
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2008

"looks good. i'll add it to my recipe box"

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time2cook
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."

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