- 6 cups of water, divided
- 1 1/4 cups of sugar or more if needed
- 1/3 cup fresh mint chopped
- 1 cup fresh lime juice about 12 limes
- Mint sprigs and lime slices to garnish
- Combine 2 cups of water, sugar, and chopped mint in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring often. Take off heat and let cool for 10 minutes. Strain through a sieve into a pitcher.
- Pour in remaining water, and lime juice in with the sugar mixture. Stir and garnish.