• 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 2 cups water
  • About 3 cups ice cubes

Garnish: 4 fresh mint sprigs

Blend lemon juice, sugar, and mint leaves in a blender until leaves are finely chopped and sugar is dissolved. Add water and enough ice cubes to fill blender, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.