Lime Mint Spritzer

Lime Mint Spritzer

(4 servings)

1 cup fresh lime juice

1 cup Mint Simple Syrup (see below)

3 cups club soda, chilled

Garnish fresh mint and lime slices

In small pitcher combine lime juice and Mint Simple Syrup. Add club soda and stir to combine.

Pour spritzers into ice filled glasses. Garnish with fresh mint and limes slices.

MINT SIMPLE SYRUP  (3 cups)

2 cups water

2 cups sugar

2 (1 oz) packages fresh mint

In large saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium-high heat; stir until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat to medium; cook for 3-4 minutes; stirring frequently. Remove from heat; and add mint leaves.

Cover and steep for 15 minutes.

Strain syrup, discarding solids cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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