Refreshing Strawberry Basil Lemonade
2 quarts pink lemonade
2 pints strawberries, hulled and sliced
12 whole basil leaves
Combine ingredients. Place in a large container, stirring well. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours. To serve, remove infused basil if desired. Serve over ice, garnishing with an additional strawberry, a fresh basil leaf, and a splash of pink lemonade.
Makes 10 - 14 servings.
Kitchen at Far-Away Ranch, Arizona
MMM this looks yummy! I have some fresh basil in my garden so I do believe I'll give this a try asap. Is this a pic of your kitchen?! I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!ReplyDelete
Perfect for these hot ones! We were melting over here in Western Washington :0)ReplyDelete
Is this your kitchen? I love it. . .so lemonade perfect.ReplyDelete
I like basil -- will have to try!ReplyDelete
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That sounds fantastic!!! I love that kitchen, too.ReplyDelete
Mmmm.... don't believe we've tried basil before. Sounds yummy & oh so refreshing!ReplyDelete
Karla & Karrie
I enjoy the recipe, but do the strawberries give it a sweet flavor?ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing this recipe! I have strawberries in my fridge, and the basil is the only thing in my container "garden" that is doing well this year -- but I never would have thought of this combination!ReplyDelete
Ohhhh..this once sounds delicious...my pastor makes lemonaide and adds sliced jalapeno's...not alot...but you let the flavors blend and then strain a bit as your pour...it is delicious too...gives it a little *kick*ReplyDelete
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What a great combination...I must try this. I especially love lemonade, and strawberries and basis is one of my favorite herbs.ReplyDelete