Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade Recipe

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Here in Ontario the weather is lovely and rhubarb is in season so of course I simply had to purchase this fresh produce when I came upon it at the local farmers market. I will be sharing a few recipes I enjoyed developing with rhubarb today, for now I hope you enjoy my Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade recipe.

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 – 1/4 cups water
  • 1 – 1/2 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 1 – 1/2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 sprig fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sparkling water

Preparation:

In a saucepan, stir together the first 6 ingredients. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade Ingredients
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow the rhubarb mixture to cool, then strain it through a wire-mesh strainer set over a large pitcher. Press on the solids to extract as much liquid as possible, then discard the solids leftover. 
Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade straining
Add the lemon juice and sparkling water, stir and pour into glasses over ice. Garnish as desired.
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Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade Recipe
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Recipe type: Drinks
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Serves: 2
 
A lovely combination of mint, rhubarb, strawberries and lemon.
Ingredients
  • 1 - ¼ cups water
  • 1 - ½ cups chopped rhubarb
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 sprig fresh mint
  • ⅓ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ cup sparkling water
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, stir together the first 5 ingredients.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Allow the rhubarb mixture to cool, then strain it through a wire-mesh strainer set over a large pitcher.
  5. Press on the solids to extract as much liquid as possible, then discard the solids leftover.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice and sparkling water, stir and pour into glasses over ice.
  7. Garnish as desired.

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