Lemonade with Lime and Thyme
Family Tested & Approved
lemon juice, fresh (about 6 lemons)
fresh thyme, for garnish
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and ½ cup water. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved; let cool.
In a pitcher, combine the syrup with the lemon juice and 2½ cups water.
In a bowl , using a wooden spoon, mash the thyme with the lime juice.
Add to the lemonade and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Add the vodka, if using. Serve over ice and garnish with the thyme sprigs.