Fresh Mint Cooler
—Carol Beutel, Tremont, Illinois
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + standing
- 1 cup fresh mint
- 4 cups boiling water
- Sugar to taste
- Ice cubes
- Lemon or lime slices and additional mint, optional
- Place mint in a large bowl; pour water over mint; let stand for 2 hours.
- 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 Facts1 each: 10 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Fresh Mint Cooler in Birds & Blooms June/July 1998
Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.