Refresh With Basil Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry LemonadeBasil Strawberry Lemonade
A refreshing drink on a sunny afternoon

Serves 4

1 quart water
1 cup lemon juice – freshly squeezed
1/2 cup sugar
1 pound California strawberries – rinsed
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
1 pinch salt
Lemon slices, for garnish
Fresh California strawberries, for garnish
Fresh basil leaves, for garnish


-Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend at high speed for just 20 seconds.  

-Pass through a strainer and keep refrigerated until ready for the party.  

-Serve over ice with slices of lemon, strawberries and basil leaves as garnish.

As an alternative idea, try this as a cocktail. It’s great with vodka, champagne, or dry white wine.          

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