They say when life gives your lemons…make lemonade.
- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
- 6 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 cup cilantro sprigs
- 4 cups water
- 1 sliced lime
- 1 thinly sliced jalapeño pepper
Start with fresh lime juice in a pitcher.
Combine sugar and cilantro sprigs in a mortar; grind leaves with pestle.
Add the cilantro mixture and water to pitcher with lime juice, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Add sliced lime and jalapeño pepper. Let stand 30 minutes before serving over ice.
recipe adapted from Cooking Light