Ginger-Mint Lemonade


A popular Nigerien beverage is a lemon and ginger drink.

1/2 cup packed chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup sliced fresh ginger (no need to peel)
1/3 cup honey
2 cups boiling water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups cold water


Combine chopped mint, ginger, and honey in medium bowl. Add boiling water. 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 measure 4 cups total.

Fill glasses with ice cubes. Add lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices and serve.


Notes and Instructions

(Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

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