Polish Rhubarb Honey Drink Recipe

Rhubarb lemonade
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Refrigerate: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 4 servings Rhubarb Honey Drink
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
174 Calories
0g Fat
45g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 servings Rhubarb Honey Drink
Amount per serving
Calories 174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 2g
Calcium 160mg 12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Rhubarb Honey Drink is a refreshing, cold elixir made with rhubarb and honey (two common Eastern European ingredients) It's a real thirst quencher. The tang from the rhubarb makes it comparable to cranberry juice cocktail.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 pound rhubarb, peeled if necessary, chopped
  • 3 cups hot water
  • Orange slice or mint for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Bring water to boil, remove from heat, stir in honey and let cool.

  2. Whiz chopped rhubarb in a food processor. Place pulp in​ a medium bowl, pour hot water over pulp and cover. When the bowl is cool enough to handle, place in refrigerator for 2 hours or until cold.

  3. Strain pulp through a sieve into honey-water mixture. Stir. Place ice cubes in 4 tall glasses and pour drink over. Garnish with an orange slice or sprig of mint.