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Mint Lemonade, prepared and served in a glass jar with slices of lemon
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1 cup

Mint Lemonade


Make your lemonade even more refreshing with a hint of mint



  • 5-6 large lemons for 1 cup of juice
  • ⅓ cup mint leaves
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 8 cups water


Cut lemons and squeeze juice over strainer into liquid measuring cup. Add mint leaves and one-fourth cup sugar to pitcher and mash together with wooden spoon. Once mashed, add the lemon juice to the pitcher and stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour in water. Add remaining sugar and stir until dissolved. Refrigerate for at least two hours. Strain before serving if desired.

Dietary and Nutrition


Plants that are referred to as "herbs" are not used as a good but are grown and consumed as a garnish, and for flavor enhancement, aroma and sometimes alleged healing properties.

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Field to Fork Mint (FN1937, Reviewed Jan. 2020)

Learn about growing, storing and preserving mint, and view cooking tips and recipes using mint.

Harvesting Herbs for Healthy Eating (H1267, Reviewed Dec. 2021)

The purpose of this publication is to be used as a guide in growing and using herbs for culinary purposes.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.