limonda recipe

Limonada with Tarragon

Tangy and tart limeade with accented with fragrant tarragon.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 202 kcal


Homemade Limeade

  • 1 cup lime juice fresh
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 bunch tarragon fresh
  • 5 cups water cold


Instructions for Homemade Limeade

  1. Juice limes (reserve three lime halves for later).

  2. Using a large bowl add lime juice and halves of three limes.

  3. Add white sugar to lime juice and whisk for two minutes or until sugar has dissolved. 

  4. Chop tarragon (stems too) and add to lime juice & sugar. Refrigerate overnight.

  5. Using a large colander strain lime juice and chopped tarragon. Save the three halves. Discard everything else.

  6. Transfer to large sealable carafe. Refrigerate until ready to serve 

  7. If serving in a carafe, fill carafe with Ice and add lime juice halfway, fill the rest with cold water stir and serve. Garnish with a slice of lime.

  8. If served by the glass: Fill glass with ice, add lime juice less than halfway and fill the rest with cold water. Garnish with a slice of lime from three 3 halves.