Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Mint Lemonade/Limeade by Suzie Romans

Mint and lemons/limes make for a very refreshing summer-time drink. Mint lemonade is a must for picnics. This recipe uses lemonade concentrate, so it can be made up in a jiffy.


  • 2/3 cup of mint leaves, fresh and chopped
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 can frozen lemonade or limeade concentrate


Heat the mint leaves in 2 cups of water until boiling. Reduce heat to a simmer and leave for 5 minutes. Let cool, then strain out mint leaves. Combine mint liquid with lemonade concentrate and the rest of the water (4 cups). Refrigerate and serve over ice.

I also blend the mint leaves with crushed ice in with the lemonade.

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