Basil Lemonade Recipe

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Basil Lemonade
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  1. In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups water, the basil leaves, and sugar; bring to a gentle boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Decrease heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool for 30 minutes.
  4. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a 1 1/2 quart container.
  5. Add in the lemon juice, remaining 11/2 cups water, and lime juice; stir until blended.
  6. Chill until very cold; serve over ice; garnish with basil sprig.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 69.84 Kcal (292 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3.68mg 0%
Potassium 54.23mg 1%
Total Carbs 18.66g 6%
Sugars 16.12g 64%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin C 18.9mg 32%
Calcium 18mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 34.22 Kcal (143 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1.8mg 0%
Potassium 26.57mg 1%
Total Carbs 9.14g 6%
Sugars 7.9g 64%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin C 9.3mg 32%
Calcium 8.8mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.4
  • 2

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

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