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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6

Basil and mint add a sophisticated touch to this zesty homemade refresher. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
3
cups water
1/2
cup loosely packed fresh basil
1/2
cup loosely packed fresh mint
2
cups lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    In pitcher, stir sugar syrup, lemon juice and remaining 2 cups water. Refrigerate until chilled.

Expert Tips

  • Canning jars make fun glasses for serving this lemonade. Add a sprig of basil for a garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Information

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