Nectarine-Basil Lemonade

Recipe by Sandi From CA
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 6 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan stir together 2 cups of the water, 1 cup of the basil, 1 of the nectarines and the sugar, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved, and simmer it for 5 minutes.
  • Let the mixture cool and strain it through a fine sieve set over a pitcher, pressing hard on the solids.
  • Stir in the remaining 1 1/2 cups water, the remaining nectarine, sliced thin, and the lemon juice.
  • Divide the lemonade among tall glasses filled with ice cubes and garnish each drink with some of the additional basil.
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