Lemon-Mint Juice by Mom De Cuisine
I’ve mentioned probably about a dozen times one of my favorite things about living here is that most restaurants serve fresh squeezed juices. Juices range from the classic orange to avocado (yes, that’s right!) But my favorite, the one I order time after time, is Lemon-Mint Juice. I’ve tried making it a few times but it never comes out nearly as good as any restaurant’s version and the mint always turned brown within a matter of minutes. That is until recently when a friend of mine gave me a tip: make a mint-lemon sugar to make the juice. And that was it! I made it again the other day using her tip and it came out wonderfully refreshing. Even the kids were asking for more-which always means a recipe was a success. This juice would have been perfect with my burgers, but was perfectly refreshing for an afternoon snack.
Mint-Lemon Juice Recipe
- 2-3 cups mint leaves
- 1-2 cups super fine sugar (I also made this with Splenda and it turned out just as good)
- 2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice, chilled
- 4 cups cold water
Place sugar and mint leaves in a food processor and process until a thick paste forms.
Combine mint-lemon sugar, water and lemon juice in a pitcher, stir. Serve immediately.