Jazz up a timeless thirst-quencher with fresh summer ingredients.

Source: Midwest Living
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4-quart bowl or heat-proof pitcher, use the back of a wooden spoon to bruise 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves. Add lemon juice. Mix juice with sugar. Pour boiling water over juice mixture, stir to dissolve sugar. Add lemon rinds and pureed watermelon. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours. Remove and discard rinds. Strain through a mesh sieve into a pitcher. Add watermelon wedges and fresh basil leaves. Stir before serving. Makes about six (10-ounce) glasses over ice.

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Nutrition Facts

94 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 mg sodium. 135 mg potassium; 25 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 21 g sugar; 1 g protein; 437 IU vitamin a; 24 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 8 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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