Recipe: Fresh Mint Lemonade
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup mint leaves
2 oranges (juiced)
6 lemons (juiced)
4 teaspoons orange zest
Garnish: fresh orange or lemon slices and sprigs of mint
Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and let boil for 5 minutes.
Place mint leaves in a small bowl. Add sugar, orange juice, lemon juice and grated orange peel. Cover and let
steep for 1 hour. Strain into a 1-quart container. Cover and keep refrigerated.
To serve, mix 1 part lemon-mint syrup with 2 parts water. Serve over ice and garnish with lemon or