Cilantro Limeade

makes 4

recipe from Whole Living Magazine

• 1/2 cup raw sugar
• 1 cup cilantro sprigs, plus more for garnish
• 1 cup seltzer water
• 1 cup fresh lime juice (from 8 to 10 limes)
• Lime wedges, for garnish

Make cilantro syrup: Bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat, add cilantro sprigs, and let steep 5 minutes. Strain, discard sprigs, and let cool.

Stir together seltzer, lime juice, and 10 to 12 tablespoons syrup in a large pitcher. Serve over ice & garnish with cilantro and lime.