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Strawberry Basil Lemonade

This Strawberry Basil Lemonade really hits the spot on a hot sunny day! Make it with raspberries or a berry blend if you prefer. Delicious and refreshing!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword beverage, blueberries, lemons
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 143 kcal


  • 10 Lemons freshy squeezed
  • 14 strawberries sliced
  • Water
  • 6 basil leaves chopped
  • 1 cup sugar more if you would like it sweeter


  1. Muddle the basil with half of the strawberries. If you don't have a muddler, you can use a wooden kitchen mallet or even a wooden spoon. Add to your pitcher.

  2. Reserve one lemon to slice for garnish. Squeeze the juice from the rest of the lemons and pour into the pitcher.

  3. Heat 1 cup of water in a saucepan to boiling. Stir in the sugar until completely dissolved. Remove from heat.

  4. Stir in the remaining strawberries, reserving some for garnish. Pour sugar and strawberry mixture into pitcher with lemon juice and muddled ingredients.

  5. Add water to fill the pitcher and stir well. Pour into a glass of ice garnished with a slice of lemon and a strawberry.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Basil Lemonade
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 218mg6%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 46IU1%
Vitamin C 84mg102%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.