Blackberry-Mint Lemonade Recipe

Blackberry-Mint Lemonade Recipe
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A perfect refresher for spring, and a healthy one to boot!

 

Read more about 8 Ways This One Fruit Boosts Brain and Heart Health.

4
Servings
454
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup of mint leaves
  • 2 cups blackberries
  • the juice of 2 lemons

Directions

Incorporate all ingredients in a blender filled partway with ice. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
24%
Sugar
20g
22%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
68g
52%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
142µg
20%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
103mg
10%
Choline, total
20mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
12g
48%
Folate, total
93µg
23%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
49mg
15%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
139mg
20%
Selenium, Se
12µg
22%
Sodium, Na
95mg
6%
Water
167g
6%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Blackberry Shopping Tip

Sharon Tyler Herbst of The Food Lover's Companion says to “look for plump, deep-colored berries sans hull.”

Blackberry Cooking Tip

Blackberries are best kept in a single layer in the refrigerator and should be used within 1-2 days of purchase.