Crushed Mint Lemonade
You will think you were on a old Sourthern plantation.

Servings: 6

• 6 large lemons, scrubbed, thinly sliced
• 2 cups loosely packed mint leaves, thick stems trimmed away
• 1 1/4 cups sugar
• 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
• 2 cups water
• ice cubes

Using a potato masher, mash sliced lemon slices, mint, 1 cup of the sugar, and 1/2 cup lemon juice in a bowl until juice, about 5 minutes. Strain lemon mixture through coarse sieve set over another large bow, pressing masher on the solids in sieve to extract some pulp and as much liquid as possible. Mix 2 cups water and remaining 1/4 cup sugar into lemon liquid and pulp in bowl. Fill pitcher with ice and pour lemonade over ice. Let stand 5 minutes to chill. Fill tall glasses with ice and add lemonade.

Per Serving: 190 Calories
trace Fat (1.6% calories from fat)
2g Protein
52g Carbohydrate
3g Dietary Fiber
0mg Cholesterol
14mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrates.

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