Agave-Ginger Lemonade

There’s nothing so refreshing on a hot day as a glass of ice-cold lemonade. In this recipe, the spicy flavor and aroma of fresh ginger adds depth, sophistication, and kick to the beloved classic. Serve immediately or steep in the refrigerator; the longer the lemonade sits, the stronger the ginger becomes.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1⁄4 cup minced fresh ginger
  • Grated zest of 1 medium lemon
  • 1⁄2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1⁄2 cup agave nectar


  • Place ginger and lemon zest in a pitcher. Add lemon juice, water, and agave and stir well to combine.
  • Place pitcher in refrigerator and allow lemonade to steep or serve immediately.
  • When ready to serve, pour lemonade through a fine-mesh sieve into ice-filled glasses. Serve immediately.