Blueberry Mint Refresher
Cool down on a hot day with an ice-cold glass of Blueberry Mint Refresher.
  • Makes: About 1 ½ cups blueberry syrup or 9-10 cups refresher
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

  • Nutrition Highlights: Blueberries are a low-fat food that’s packed with vitamin C, dietary fiber, manganese and antioxidants.

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  • Recipe From: North Carolina Field & Family

Instructions

  1. Place 1 cup blueberries, honey and mint in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer and continue to heat for several minutes, stirring constantly until the berries burst. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Gently squeeze berry mixture through cheesecloth-lined sieve into an airtight container (discarding blueberry pulp and mint) to make a blueberry syrup. Chill.
  3. Combine ¼ cup syrup with ¾ cup sparkling water for a single serving. Pour over ice. This can also be served in a large pitcher or punch bowl, using the whole recipe with both quarts of sparkling water. Garnish with berries and mint.

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