Mint Lemon Drink

    1 hour 15 minutes

    I had this drink when I was travelling in the Middle East and I wanted to try and imitate it. The lemon and mint flavours refresh you on a hot summer day! You can adjust the amount of mint to taste.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 120g sugar
    • 50ml hot water
    • 40g fresh mint leaves
    • 250ml cold water
    • 6 lemons, juiced
    • 4 mint leaves, for garnish

    Preparation:15min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour15min 

    1. Stir the sugar into the hot water. Place mint leaves, water, lemons and hot water/sugar in a blender. Blend until mint leaves are evenly chopped.
    2. Cool the mixture in the refrigerator for an hour. Serve in cold glasses (refrigerate them for 15 minutes) with mint.

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    Loverly refresing drink for the summer. Smells and taste delicious.  -  16 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    I also tried this in the middle east and loved it. The mint didn't blend very well for me but that was probably the fault of my blender. I strained the end mixture after blending it to get the mint leaves out. This still left a lovely minty taste without big clumps of mint.  -  08 Aug 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)