You usually think of sage as a savory herb, but its camphorous, slightly minty aroma works well in this sweet drink made with blackberries and lemon.
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1 quart blackberries
1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
1/2 cup sugar
1 bunch fresh sage
3 cups cold water
1 quart ice
Blackberries and sage leaves for serving
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.
|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Servings: 4 to 6|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 1g||1%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 28g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber 5g||16%|
|Total Sugars 22g|
|Vitamin C 34mg||168%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|