Minted Orange Lemon Fizz
|Water||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Packed mint leaves||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||1 Tablespoon|
|Unsweetened orange juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Fresh lemon juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Lemon flavored sparkling water||2 Cup (32 tbs), chilled|
Combine 1 1/4 cups water and sugar in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat, and let cool completely.
Combine sugar mixture, 1/2 cup mint leaves, orange rind, orange juice, and lemon juice.
Cover and chill.
Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding mint and orange rind.
Just before serving, stir in sparkling water.
Serve over ice.
Garnish with fresh mint sprigs, if desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 643 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.19 g0.3%
Saturated Fat 0.05 g0.23%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 67.5 mg2.8%
Total Carbohydrates 168 g56%
Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.9%
Sugars 150.3 g
Protein 2 g3.2%
Vitamin A 16.9% Vitamin C 262.9%
Calcium 8.1% Iron 6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet