Basil Lemonade

READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 1 quart
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups water, the basil leaves, and sugar; bring to a gentle boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Decrease heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 30 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a 1 ½ quart container.
  • Add in the lemon juice, remaining 1½ cups water, and lime juice; stir until blended.
  • Chill until very cold; serve over ice; garnish with basil sprig.
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