Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

bon Appetite had this and several other summer soda recipes. They got this one from Graham Elliot, Chicago. I make most of my own fizzy drinks from fruit in my yard.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine citrus zest, lime leaves, lemongrass, and 2 cups water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain lemongrass mixture into a jar and chill. Fill a 12-oz. glass with ice cubes.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons lemongrass mixture and 1 tablespoons simple syrup.
  4. Top with soda water (about 1/2 cup) and stir to combine.