Enjoy the refreshing combination of lime and mint. You may want to make a double recipe to have enough for seconds.


Yield: serves 8



  • 1 C. (250 ml) water
  • 3/4 C. (185 g) sugar
  • 1 bunch fresh mint, coarsely chopped
  • 1 C. (250 ml) lime juice
  • 1 1/2 liters sparkling water




1. Put water and sugar into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil.

2. Add mint and boil for 1 minute. Turn off heat and let steep for 5 minutes.

3. Strain mixture and add lime juice. Cool.

4. Add sparkling water and serve over ice.


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