Blackberry-Sage Lemonade

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Blackberry-Sage Lemonade

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 quart, serving 4 to 6
Active time:15 minutes
Total time:15 minutes
Special equipment:blender

Ingredients

  • 1 quart blackberries
  • 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1 bunch fresh sage
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 quart ice
  • Blackberries and sage leaves for serving

Procedures

  1. 1

    Combine blackberries, lemon juice, sugar, and salt in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Meanwhile, place sage leaves in bottom of pitcher and muddle briefly with a wooden spoon. Strain blackberry puree through a fine mesh strainer into pitcher. Discard solids. Add cold water and whisk to combine. Add ice. Serve in ice-filled glasses garnished with blackberries and sage leaves clapped between your hands.

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