Buy strawberries at their seasonal peak and taste them--if they're very sweet, you may want to adjust the amount of sugar syrup you use to make this limeade.

Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2013

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and cool 30 minutes or until room temperature.

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  • Strain basil mixture through a sieve into a large pitcher, discarding basil. Place strawberries and lime juice in a blender; process until smooth. Add strawberry mixture to basil mixture. Gently stir in sparkling water. Serve immediately over ice. Garnish with basil leaves, if desired.

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Cooking Light Chill

Nutrition Facts

91 calories; calories from fat 0%; fat 0.1g; saturated fat 0g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 23.9g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 29mg; calcium 12mg.
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