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Fresh Mint Cooler

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + standing


4 servings

—Carol Beutel, Tremont, Illinois


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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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