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limonana - frozen mint lemonade in tall glasses
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Limonana - Frozen Mint Lemonade

This frozen mint lemonade is incredibly delicious and refreshing! A traditional Middle Eastern drink called limonana it’s the perfect way to cool off on a hot afternoon.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 1-cup servings (4 cups total yield)
Calories 111kcal
Author Toni Dash

Equipment

  • Juicer

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup lemon juice freshly squeezed (about 4-5 lemons)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 3 ½ cups ice cubes

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a blender: lemon juice, sugar, mint, water and ice. Pulse until everything is well incorporated with a slushy texture.
  • Pour into 4 glasses and garnish with lemon slices or mint sprigs.

Notes

Lemon juice
  • Use freshly squeezed juice for the best results.
  • If needing to substitute bottled lemon juice use 100% real juice (not from concentrate).
Making it a cocktail
This is a non-alcoholic drink BUT 1.5 ounces of vodka, gin or bourbon can be added to turn it into a cocktail.

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg