Fresh Basil Summer Lemonade


Fresh Basil Summer Lemonade

Basil flower

The summer abundance of fresh basil can be used in uplifting and refreshing summer drinks. Basil can replace or complement mint for a unique taste sensation.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon or lime juice
  • 4 cups water
  1. Muddle basil and sugar together
  2. Add water
  3. Add citrus juice
  4. Stir well and let infuse for 20 minutes
  5. Strain and serve iced
Basil Lemontini
  • 2 parts basil lemonade
  • 1 part vodka
  • splash of sparkling wine
Basil * Lemon Balm *
Additions: Lemon and Lime slices
Variations:Substitute lemon balm or mint for the basil
Recipe Instructions: :Muddle fresh basil by crushing it with a spoon or with a pestle. Perfect drink to share with good friends on a warm summers night on the front porch swing.

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Culinary/Kitchen :You already have a powerful natural home health remedies in your kitchen. Culinary herbs like rosemary, sage and thyme not only add taste to foods, they make the food you eat better for you.
  • Libations/Cocktails :The use of herbs as intoxicants is an ancient rite of celebration. Herbs like hops and wormwood are used as brewing ingredients
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