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Lemongrass Cooler

Lovely on its own, this drink can also be used to flavor other cocktails, sparkling juices, or even wine.
a glass of lemongrass cooler
  • Yield 4 servings
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 0 minutes


  • 1 stalk lemongrass, coarsely chopped (plus 1 stalk, cut into quarters, for garnish)
  • 1 tbs. honey
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cups sparkling water, chilled

(Alcohol options: Gin or vodka)


Blend the chopped lemongrass, honey, and water in a blender until smooth.
Strain through a fine sieve.
Add the sparkling water, divide among four Highball glasses over ice, and garnish with the reserved lemongrass.

Photography by: Andrea D’Agosto; Prop Styling: Alicia Buszczak; Food Stylist: Marian Cooper Cairns

Betsy Nelson

Betsy Nelson (a.k.a. “That Food Girl”) is a Minneapolis-based recipe developer and food stylist.


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