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    Nectarine-Basil Lemonade

    Nectarine-Basil Lemonade. Photo by NinjaCook

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    10 mins

    5 mins

    Sandi (From CA)'s Note:

    I haven't tried this yet, but it was such an unusual and interesting combination of flavors, I couldn't resist posting it here. Times are estimates and don't include cooling of the mixture.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small saucepan stir together 2 cups of the water, 1 cup of the basil, 1 of the nectarines and the sugar, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved, and simmer it for 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Let the mixture cool and strain it through a fine sieve set over a pitcher, pressing hard on the solids.
    3. 3
      Stir in the remaining 1 1/2 cups water, the remaining nectarine, sliced thin, and the lemon juice.
    4. 4
      Divide the lemonade among tall glasses filled with ice cubes and garnish each drink with some of the additional basil.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 26, 2009

      55

      This was Way tasty! I've just recently started adding basil to my lemonade. The addition of nectarines moved it up a notch. Me and huz loved it.

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    • on August 28, 2006

      45

      This is a really special lemonade recipe. It's hard to describe. You can definately taste and smell the fresh basil in the drink. It would be a perfect drink for a garden lunch or party. It turns out a lovely light peach color. Thanks for posting it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Nectarine-Basil Lemonade

    Serving Size: 1 (1550 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 128.1
     
    Calories from Fat 2
    36%
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 5.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 32.9 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 29.7 g
    118%
    Protein 0.8 g
    1%

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