Sparkling Sunset Strawberry Lemonade

Traditional lemonade gets an update with the addition of fresh sweet strawberries, which add both flavor and color to the thirst-quenching beverage. This is a great beverage to serve all occasions and you can bet your guests will want more after their first serving.

Makes 5 cups

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups of water

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup lemon juice (8-10 lemons)

1 cup strawberries (hulled and halved)

1 liter seltzer or Perrier lemon sparkling water

Directions:

1. In a saucepan or pot, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves.

2. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice.  Let cool completely.

3. Place strawberries in blender with 1/2 cup lemonade mixture.  Blend until pureed.

4. Strain puree through a fine sieve to remove seeds. Then add puree to the remaining lemonade mixture; stir well to combine. Refrigerate until serving.

5. To serve: Stir in seltzer. Pour over ice. Garnish with lemon and mint, if using. Enjoy!

Sparkling Sunset Strawberry Lemonade

Yield: 5 Servings

Prep Time: 5

Cook Time: 10

Total Time: 15

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups of water

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup lemon juice (8-10 lemons)

1 cup strawberries (hulled and halved)

1 liter seltzer or Perrier lemon sparkling water

Directions:

1. In a saucepan or pot, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves.

2. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Let cool completely.

3. Place strawberries in blender with 1/2 cup lemonade mixture. Blend until pureed.

4. Strain puree through a fine sieve to remove seeds. Then add puree to the remaining lemonade mixture; stir well to combine. Refrigerate until serving.

5. To serve: Stir in seltzer. Pour over ice. Garnish with lemon and mint, if using. Enjoy!

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