Lemongrass Limeade

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Take one stalk of lemongrass and trim to 6 inches and remove the dry outer layer. Place stalk on a cutting board and use the flat side of a heavy knife to crush it enough to release its fragrant oils. Cut the lemongrass into 1-inch lengths.
  • Combine the lemongrass, ginger, sugar, and 1 cups of the water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove the syrup from the heat. Cool for 10 minutes. Strain it into a pitcher. Discard the ginger and the lemon grass.
  • Add the lime juice and the remaining 41/2 cups water to the pitcher. Chill for 25 minutes. Serve over ice.
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