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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Blueberry and Basil Lemonade

For the perfect summer sipper, serve guests Blueberry and Basil Lemonade.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2013

  • Yield: Serves 5 (serving size: 1 cup)

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 72
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.0g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg
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