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glass of red strawberry basil lemonade with lemons and strawberries as garnish
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5 from 7 votes

Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Fresh, sweet, and minty strawberry basil lemonade!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 223kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups strawberries de stemmed and sliced in half
  • ¼ cup basil chopped
  • 1.5 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 5-6 cups cold sparkling water

Instructions

  • In a sauce pan combine water, lemon juice and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar.
  • Over medium heat add strawberries and basil bring so a slow boil and let simmer for about 5-10 minutes. Until the strawberries are soft and syrup is thick. Strain with a fine strainer
  • Let it come to room temp. 
  • Add 5-6 cups cold water or sparkling cold water to a large pitcher. Combine with strawberry basil syrup
  • add a fun straws, lemons, basil, and strawberries for garnish!

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg