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Hit-the-Spot Lemon Water Recipe

Hit-the-Spot Lemon Water                     
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

4 lemons, sliced
1-1/2 cups firmly packed fresh mint or basil leaves
6 to 8 cups bottled water or tap water
6 to 8 cups ice cubes
Fresh mint or basil sprigs

Place lemon slices in a large pitcher. Carefully rub the 1-1/2 cups mint leaves between the palms of your hands to slightly bruise the leaves. Add to the pitcher with lemon. Pour in water. Cover and chill for 1 to 8 hours
Strain lemon-water mixture. Discard herbs. Divide lemon slices and additional fresh mint or basil sprigs equally among 6 to 8 tall glasses or pint-sized canning jars. For each serving, add 1 cup of ice cubes; fill with the lemon water. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutritional Information
Nutritional facts per serving
calories: 11, total fat: 0g, saturated fat: 0g, monounsaturated fat: 0g, polyunsaturated fat: 0g, cholesterol: 0mg, sodium: 8mg, carbohydrate: 4g, total sugar: 1g, fiber: 1g, protein: 0g, vitamin A: 0%, vitamin C: 34%, calcium: 1%, iron: 1%

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