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Cilantro Limeade

  • Servings: 4
Cilantro Limeade

Source: Whole Living, May 2012


  • 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1 cup cilantro sprigs, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup seltzer
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice (from 8 to 10 limes)
  • Lime wedges, for garnish


  1. Make cilantro syrup: Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat, add cilantro sprigs, and let steep 5 minutes. Strain, discard sprigs, and let cool.

  2. Stir together seltzer, lime juice, and 10 to 12 tablespoons syrup in a large pitcher. Serve over ice, garnished with cilantro and lime.

Reviews (1)

  • bianca 17 Jul, 2012

    Tart and sweet! It was easy to make, quick and would probably be pretty versatile as a base for an alcoholic beverage. I added a bit more of the simple syrup to my drink, but my husband liked his how it was. A keeper for me!

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