Polish Rhubarb Honey Drink Recipe

Rhubarb lemonade
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings Rhubarb Honey Drink
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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.

What You'll Need

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

How 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.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 174
    Total Fat 0 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Unsaturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 15 mg
    Carbohydrates 45 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 2 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)