Basil Lemonade Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Basil Lemonade Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

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."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 10 mins

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.
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Footnotes

  • 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.
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Aug 31, 2014

My family loves this refreshing drink! I use Splenda instead of sugar and perhaps a bit extra basil.

 
May 28, 2014

A little on the sweet side for us so I'd most likely eliminate the sugar if using the concentrate. We enjoyed the subtle basil flavor which partners well with the lemon. I make freshly-squeezed lemons often, so I think I'll incorporate the basil the next time I make it (when the price of lemons goes down!). A nice twist on lemonade.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.2 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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