Sunday, August 20, 2006

Fresh Mint and Ginger Lemonade

1/2 cup (packed) chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup chopped fresh ginger
1/3 cup honey
2 cups boiling water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups cold water (approximately)
fresh mint leaves and lemon slices, for garnish

Combine mint, ginger and honey in a medium bowl; add boiling water, and let steep 30 minutes. Strain into 4-cup glass measuring cup, pressing on solids to extract liquid. Add lemon juice and enough cold water to make 4 cups. Cover and refrigerate.Enjoy lemonade in ice-filled glasses, garnished with mint leaves and lemon slices.

Serves 4.

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