Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: 8 oz )
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  • 7 cup(s) water, divided
  • 1 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 pound(s) strawberries
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh basil, tightly packed
  • 1 cup(s) fresh lemon juice


  1. Combine 1 cup water and sugar in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Meanwhile, hull and quarter strawberries. Add strawberries and basil to sugar mixture. Simmer 5 minutes; remove from heat and let steep until cooled. Once cooled, strain mixture to remove solids. Place strawberry mixture in 2-quart pitcher. Add lemon juice and 6 cups water. Mix well. Garnish with lemon slices, strawberries and fresh basil leaves.
May 2013

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