Fresh. Quick. Easy. Simply the Best!
You start with the freshest, sweetest strawberries you can get your hands and blend them together with freshly squeezed lemon juice, Genoese basil leaves and a hint of exotic vanilla. Sweeten to taste with maple or agave, strain and serve over ice.
You can even freeze it into popsicles! Wowza!
Easy Strawberry Basil Lemonade
A super easy strawberry lemonade recipe Italian style, with hints of fragrant fresh basil and vanilla.
- 8 large strawberries -hulled
- 1 cup lemon juice -freshly squeezed
- 6 cups filtered water
- 15 leaves fresh basil
- 4 tbsp agave or maple OPTIONAL
- 3 cups ice
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Add the strawberries, basil leaves, lemon juice and water to a blender and process until smooth.
Strain into a pitcher through a fine mesh strainer. Taste and sweeten with agave or maple syrup If desired.
Serve over ice garnished with more basil or freeze into popsicles.