Berries with Lemon Mint Syrup Recipe

Berries with Lemon Mint Syrup Recipe

How To Make Berries with Lemon Mint Syrup

The lemon mint syrup adds a bright and refreshing flavor to these mixed berries. They make a quick snack or dessert perfect for summer.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Cool Time: 20 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupswater
  • ¾cupsugar
  • 1cupmint leaves and tender stems,firmly packed
  • 1lemon zest
  • 6cupsmixed berries

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the water, sugar, mint leaves, and stems, or dried mint and lemon zest. Bring to a boil.

  2. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 20 minutes.

  3. If using fresh mint, remove it and the lemon zest with a slotted spoon and discard. If using dried mint, strain the syrup.

  4. Bring the syrup back to a simmer.

  5. Remove from the heat and add the berries. Stir gently and then pour into a bowl.

  6. Let cool to room temperature.

  7. Serve the berries and syrup in bowls topped with the fresh mint sprigs, if using.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 283.11kcal
  • Fat: 0.91g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 72.06g
  • Fiber: 7.20g
  • Sugar: 59.66g
  • Protein: 2.44g
  • Sodium: 13.17mg
  • Calcium: 65.75mg
  • Potassium: 280.91mg
  • Iron: 3.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.44mg
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