Refreshing Rosemary Lemonade

Add a savory note to your homemade lemonade with the addition of fresh sprigs of rosemary
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Rosemary Lemonade

Photo Modified: Flickr / thebittenword.com / CC BY 4.0

This simple lemonade recipe is not too sweet, but is wonderfully refreshing, making it the ideal summer drink.

This recipe is courtesy of A Beautiful Mess.

6
Servings
289
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • lemons
  • sprigs of rosemary
  • 1  Cup  sugar
  • 6  Cups  water

Directions

In a small pan, combine 1 ½ cups water with 1 cup sugar. Cook over a medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves. Turn off the heat and drop in 1 sprig of rosemary. Set aside to cool. Once cool, remove the rosemary sprig.

Juice the lemons. In a large pitcher, combine the lemon juice, sugar water, and remaining 4 ½ cups water. Stir together. Serve over ice, garnished with a few lemon slices, and the remaining rosemary sprigs.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Carbohydrate, by difference
46g
35%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
260µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
160mg
16%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
104µg
26%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
54mg
17%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
167mg
24%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
125mg
8%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
168g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Rosemary Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Rosemary Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.