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Strawberry Basil Water

Strawberry Basil Water

Serve this festive fruit-infused water at your next holiday party or get-together. It’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.

 

 

 

Ingredients

Serves: 12

Serving Size: 8 oz per serving

Infused water

6 to 8 strawberries (hulled and quartered)

1/2 medium lemon (thinly sliced)

Handful fresh medium basil leaves

4 cups ice

8 cups water

Garnishes (optional)

12 strawberry slices

12 lemon slices

12 fresh medium basil leaves

Directions

  1. Put the quartered strawberries, 1/2 lemon and handful of basil leaves in 3-quarter water pitcher. Fill the pitcher with the ice. Cover with the water. Refrigerate 2 to 4 hours before serving.
  2. To serve, using a slotted spoon, remove and discard strawberries, lemon slices and basil leaves. Pour the infused water into glasses.
  3. To garnish, add strawberry slices, lemon slice, and basil leaf to each glass

Tip: for a fancier garnish, hang a strawberry fan off the rim of each glass. To make a strawberry fan, thinly slice a whole strawberry lengthwise to, but not all the way through, the cap. Press down gently on the cap end to separate the slices into a fan.

Exchanges/Choices

Free

Nutrition Facts

Calories 0
    Calories from Fat 0 g
Total Fat 0 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
    Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Potassium
Total Carbohydrate 0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Sugars 0 g
    Added Sugar 0 g
Protein 0 g
Phosphorus

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