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Low Sugar Mint Lemonade

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  • Author: Caroline Phelps
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 drinks 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: None
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Low Calorie


A delicious and refreshing tart mint lemonade recipe that will make you feel like you’re on vacation!


Units Scale
  • 6 lemons
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 3040 mint leaves
  • Ice cubes


  1. Make the simple syrup. Put sugar along with 1/2 cup water in a small pot and cook on low until the sugar has dissolved (1 minute). Let cool for a few minutes.
  2. Juice the lemons. And get rid of the seeds. Add the lemon juice to a pitcher and add 4 cups of water.
  3. Mix it all up. Add sugar syrup to the pitcher and mix well.
  4. Muddle the mint. Put 6-10 mint leaves into each cup and muddle for a few seconds using a pestle. Add a little lemonade and muddle for a few more seconds.
  5. Serve it. Finish this lemonade recipe by filling each glass 3/4 full and adding a few ice cubes.

Optional: Add more water or plenty of ice cubes if you find the lemonade too strong.


Keep this lemonade in a jar or pitcher and refrigerate for up to 5 days.


  • Serving Size: 1 drink
  • Calories: 74
  • Sugar: 14.7g
  • Sodium: 2.2mg
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.7g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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