Basil and mint add a sophisticated touch to this zesty homemade refresher.
cup loosely packed fresh basil
cup loosely packed fresh mint
cups lemon juice
In 1-quart saucepan, mix sugar, 1 cup of the water, the basil and mint. Simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Cool. Strain and discard herbs.
In pitcher, stir sugar syrup, lemon juice and remaining 2 cups water. Refrigerate until chilled.
Canning jars make fun glasses for serving this lemonade. Add a sprig of basil for a garnish, if desired.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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- Vitamin C
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.