Cooking with Marlene Koch

Hit the Spot Lemon Water

 
Makes servings.

Ingredients:

Hit the Spot Lemon Water

Directions:

1. Place lemon slices in a large pitcher. Carefully rub the 1½ 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.
2. 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.

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