A southwestern flare for a summertime drink favorite! For mild flavor, leave the jalapeno in for 4-8 hours. For a spicier beverage, leave the pepper in longer. I leave mine in for 12 hours and it has a good bit of zing.
Beautiful presentation too!
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 serving(s)
|1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice, fresh squeezed|
|7 cups water, ice cold|
|1 cup granulated sugar|
|2 lemons, sliced into rounds|
|1 jalapeno, fresh|
|8 cups ice, for serving|
- Stir water, freshly squeezed lemon juice and sugar until sugar is disolved.
- Add lemon rounds to mixture.
- With sharp knife, poke 5-10 holes in whole jalapeno and add to lemonade.
- Put in fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
- Serve over ice.
Calories 114.1, FatContent 0.1, SaturatedFatContent 0, CholesterolContent 0, SodiumContent 10.2, CarbohydrateContent 31.9, FiberContent 1.5, SugarContent 26.1, ProteinContent 0.5