Crushed-Mint Lemonade

Crushed-mint Lemonade

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A great barbecue thirst-quencher.

From Bon Appetit August 2001.


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10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 6 large
    lemons, scrubbed, thinly sliced
  • 1 small
    bunch fresh mint, thick stems trimmed (about 2 cups loosely packed)
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 c
  • ·
    ice cubes

How to Make Crushed-Mint Lemonade


  1. Using potato masher, mash sliced lemons, mint, 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup lemon juice in large bowl until juicy, about 5 minutes.
  2. Strain lemon mixture through coarse sieve set over another large bowl, pressing masher on solids in sieve to extract some pulp and as much liquid as possible.
  3. Mix 2 cups water and remaining 1/4 cup sugar into lemon liquid and pulp in bowl.
  4. Fill pitcher with ice; pour lemonade over ice. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Fill 4 to 6 tall glasses with ice; add lemonade.

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About Crushed-Mint Lemonade

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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