Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mint And Ginger Lemonade Tequila Cocktail

This drink is not only delicious and refreshing, but good for you with the lemons, mint, and ginger added. Perfect drink to serve guests at a party or sit back and relax on your deck. enjoy!!!!

  • 10 sprigs of fresh mint (not 10 leaves, the whole sprig)
  • 1/2 cup fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup white tequila

  • 1. In a large, heat proof bowl combine mint sprigs and ginger; add boiling water and let steep 30 minutes. Strain mixture into a large glass serving pitcher, being sure not to let any large chunks of ginger or mint pass through.
  • 2.Add lemon and lime juice (the mixture will pick up a slightly pink color at this point) and cold water. Cover and refrigerate under ready to serve. Right before serving stir in tequila. Pour over ice and serve at once. 
  • 3.Fill glasses with ice cubes. Add lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices and serve.

Slightly Adapted

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