Strawberry-Basil Pineapple-Ade

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Strawberry-Basil Pineapple-AdeRecipe
Photo: Robbie Caponetto
Makes 8 cups


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6 cups cubed fresh pineapple
1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups coarsely chopped fresh strawberries
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 50 Minutes

Bring 6 cups water and pineapple to a boil over high heat; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in basil leaves. Cover and let stand 10 minutes. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. 

Process pineapple mixture and strawberries in a blender, in 3 batches, until smooth. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding solids. Stir in lemon juice. Serve over ice, or cover and chill until ready to serve.


Created date

January 2013