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Blueberry and Basil Lemonade

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 5 (serving size: 1 cup)
For the perfect summer sipper, serve guests Blueberry and Basil Lemonade.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • Ice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 72
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Start with fresh lemon juice in a pitcher. Combine blueberries, basil leaves, and granulated sugar in pitcher with lemon juice; muddle. Add water; let stand 30 minutes. Press through a fine sieve into a medium bowl; discard solids. Return mixture to pitcher, and serve over ice.