Rhubarb peelings syrup


A nice way to recycle your rhubarb peelings: turn them into a delicious syrup! Easy and very quick. You can enjoy this zero waste syrup in your drinks or desserts!

Zero waste rhubarb syrup

Servings 40 cl
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 50 g rhubarb peelings equivalent to the peelings of 5/6 stems
  • 260 g sugar
  • 500 ml water
  • juice from half a lemon


  • Place the rhubarb peels in a saucepan. Pour in the water and lemon juice.
  • Bring to the boil, then cook over medium heat for about ten minutes.
  • Turn off the heat. Place a sieve over a bowl or saucepan and pour in the mixture. Squeeze the rhubarb peelings well with the back of a spoon to extract all the juice.
  • Add the sugar to the strained syrup. Mix and cook for a good ten minutes until the liquid becomes syrupy.
  • Meanwhile, sterilise a glass bottle for about ten minutes in a pot of boiling water and turn it upside down on a clean cloth once sterilised.
  • As soon as the syrup is ready, pour it immediately into the sterilised bottle and close.
  • Leave to cool and store in a cool place.
Course: Drinks
Keyword: Syrup

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