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Lemon Quencher Recipe

Tart and refreshing, this minty-lemon drink is sweetened with just a touch of honey. It makes a lovely summer cooler any time of day

5 cups water, divided
10 fresh mint leaves
1 cup lemon juice
2/3 cup honey
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
Ice cubes
Mint sprigs and lemon peel strips

1. In a blender, combine 1 cup water and mint leaves; cover and process for 1 minute. Strain mixture into a pitcher, discarding mint. Add the lemon juice, honey, lemon peel and remaining water; stir until blended. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
2. Serve in chilled glasses over ice. Garnish with mint sprigs and lemon peel if desired.
Servings: 8

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Author: Clara Coulston, Washington Court House, Ohio
Source: Light & Tasty August/September 2007, p19
Web Page: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/lemon-quencher
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