Beverage

GINGER MINT LEMONADE

Name: Ginger Mint Lemonade
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Prep: 20 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients:

Ginger Mint Simple Syrup

1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1-inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced
1/2 cup packed fresh mint
1/2 of a lemon peel, sliced

Ginger Mint Lemonade

2 cups Ginger Mint Syrup (one recipe)
4 cups water
1 cup fresh lemon juice (7-8 large lemons)
2 cups ice
Lemon slices and mint sprigs for garnish

Instructions:

Prepare Ginger Mint Syrup by combining water, sugar, ginger, mint and lemon peel in a medium saucepan.

Bring mixture to a simmer for 1-2 minutes.

Cover and let steep for 30 minutes.

Fill a large pitcher with 4 cups of water, ice, lemon juice, and Ginger Mint Syrup. Stir well. Serve with lemon and mint garnishes.

Recipe credit:

Michele S. – North Dakota