Basil Lemonade

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I tweaked this recipe it to make a refreshing drink. I love basil and this recipe has a wonderful basil-infused flavor. Delicious on a warm day or with grilled chicken. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh basil and lemon slices.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 cups cold water

  • 1 (12 ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed

  • cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice

  • ½ cup firmly packed torn basil leaves

Directions

  1. Stir water, lemonade, sugar, and lime juice together in a pitcher. Add 1/2 cup basil leaves, stir to combine, cover the pitcher, and refrigerate until flavors combine, 8 hours to overnight. Remove basil leaves and discard.

Cook's Note:

Add or subtract the preferred amount of lemonade concentrate for stronger or weaker lemonade flavor. Substitute bottled lime juice for fresh lime juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

89 Calories
0g Fat
23g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 89
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 38mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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