This simple lemonade combines fresh basil with a touch of honey.
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- Yield:makes 1 quart, serving 4
- Active time: 15 minutes
- Total time:15 minutes
- 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 cups loosely packed basil leaves
- Pinch salt
- 3 cups cold water
- 1 quart ice
- Basil leaves for garnish
Combine lemon juice, honey, basil leaves, and salt in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Discard solids. Add cold water and whisk to combine. Add ice. Serve in ice-filled glasses garnished with basil leaves.