Herbed Lemonade

Herbed Lemonade

This is the most refreshing drink for a hot summer day or any day for that matter! It’s light and cool and then you get a little zip of mint and basil at the end. It’s perfect for lunch with the ladies, wedding or baby showers, etc.



Level: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3 cups Water, Divided
  • ½ cups Mint Leaves, Washed And Stemmed
  • ½ cups Basil Leaves, Washed And Stemmed
  • 2 cups Fresh Lemon Juice (12-15 Lemons)


Place sugar, 1 cup water, basil and mint in a pot and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sugar is dissolved. Set aside to cool. Strain out the herbs, pressing on them to remove all simple syrup.

Pour remaining 2 cups water, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a pitcher. Stir and pour over ice in glasses.

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