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    Fresh Minted Lemonade

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    15 mins

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    Sharon123's Note:

    Ooh, with lots of mint! Screams SUMMER! Adapted from Cooks Illustrated, their most popular recipes!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    quarts

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mash lemons, mint leaves, and sugar (and salt, if using) in a large, deep bowl with potato masher or back of wooden spoon until lemon slices give up their juice, sugar is dissolved, and juice is thickened to syrup consistency, about 4 minutes.
    2. 2
      Pour half the lemon slices and syrup through a large sieve over bowl; press on solids with masher or back of wooden spoon to release as much liquid as possible.
    3. 3
      Discard solids; move liquid to serving pitcher.
    4. 4
      Repeat process with remaining lemon slices.
    5. 5
      Stir in water until blended.
    6. 6
      Chill well and stir to blend before serving, over ice. Enjoy!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 10, 2007

      55

      I wish I could give this more than 5 stars. Love the addition of the mint. When I use a big batch of mint I wash the mint and then use my salad spinner to dry them well. I did cut the sugar back to just one cup and didnt add the salt. Very refreshing drink. Some members in my family added some vodka to theirs. I love this recipe and its going in the binder for safe keeping thanks Sharon for sharing this recipe with us!

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    • on May 19, 2007

      55

      Very freshing! I love the added flavor of the fresh mint! I think it may be easier to use my juicer next time I make this. Thanks, Sharon123!

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    • on October 02, 2006

      55

      Refreshingly Minty Good! Didn`t use the salt and cut back on the sugar by 1/2.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fresh Minted Lemonade

    Serving Size: 1 (344 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 203.2
     
    Calories from Fat 5
    74%
    Total Fat 0.6 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 12.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.1 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 9.1 g
    36%
    Sugars 41.6 g
    166%
    Protein 2.4 g
    4%

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