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Strawberry Mint Limeade

  • Author: bearplate
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 55 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This unique limeade is a tasty and refreshing summer drink.


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Ingredients

1 Cup sugar

1 Cup water

1 Bunch fresh mint (approximately 2/3 cup)

The juice of 4 limes (approximately 1/3 cup)

2 Cups cold water

2 Cups chopped strawberries


Instructions

For the simple syrup: add the sugar, one cup of water, and the mint to a medium saucepan. Heat over medium until the mixture begins to boil. Stir until all of the sugar has dissolved. Remove it from the heat and allow it to cool.

Add the strawberries and the remaining two cups of water to your blender and blend for about 30 seconds or until the mixture is very smooth.

Remove the mint leaves from the syrup and combine it with the pureed strawberries and the lime juice in a large pitcher. 

Serve over ice. 

 



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 glass
  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: .2
  • Carbohydrates: 40
  • Protein: .5

Keywords: BBQ, Limeade, mint, strawberries, summer drink