699- Basil Lemonade / عصير الليمون والريحان

Ingredients

15 grams / 0.5 oz. basil leaves
50 grams / 1/4 cup white granulated sugar
100 ml / 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
Zests of 2 lemons
1 Liter / 4 cups water

Directions

1- In a bowl, place the sugar, basil leaves, and lemon zests. Mix together and set aside 10 minutes.
2- In a blender, place the sugar mixture and 250 ml / 1 cup of water. Mix together.
3- Place a strainer over a bowl and strain the mixture. Discard the basil leaves and lemon zests.
4- Add the remaining water and mix. Reserve in the fridge until serving.