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Hit-the-Spot Lemon Water


0:15 prep
1:15 total

Time

prep 0:15       total 1:15

Yield

Ingredients

Ingredients

Whole basil leaves (optional)
4 lemons, sliced
1 to 1/2 cup firmly packed fresh mint or
basil leaves
6 to 8 cups bottled water or
tap water
6 to 8 cups ice cubes
Fresh mint or
basil sprigs

Instructions

Place lemon slices in a large pitcher. Carefully rub the 1-1/2 cups mint leaves between the palms of your hands to slightly bruise the leaves. Add to the pitcher with lemon. Pour in water. Cover and chill for 1 to 8 hours.

Strain lemon-water mixture. Discard herbs. Divide lemon slices and additional fresh mint or basil sprigs equally among 6 to 8 tall glasses or pint-sized canning jars. For each serving, add 1 cup of ice cubes; fill with the lemon water.

Author's Comments

This is so refreshing. It's great on a hot day. From BH&G.

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