Minty Rhubarb Lemonade

To make this a nerve-soother, add a few ounces of your favorite alcohol. Enjoy.
By Bryan Picard

Minty Rhubarb Lemonade

We just discovered a small rhubarb plant growing in the garden. Although it didn’t produce much this year, there was enough to make a batch of this refreshing beverage. As for the mint, it’s everywhere, so if anyone wants a cutting, let me know.

Minty Rhubarb Lemonade
 
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To make this a nerve-soother, add a few ounces of your favorite alcohol. Enjoy!
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Recipe Type: Drink
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • • 6 cups water
  • • 1 cup rhubarb stems, chopped
  • • ½ to ¾ cup sugar, to desired sweetness
  • • juice of 2 lemons (about 6 tablespoons)
  • • a small handful of fresh mint
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, simmer the rhubarb, sugar, and lemon juice for about 15 minutes on medium-low heat.
  2. Transfer to a pitcher and blend with a hand mixer.
  3. Add the water, a few sprigs of mint, and lots of ice.
  4. Serve!

Bryan Picard

Bryan Picard is a wild and homegrown food enthusiast. He lives in the Maritimes in Canada and has worked the kitchens as a cook and chef for the past ten years. He writes on his blog The Bite House.

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