2 cups sliced strawberries
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
Water or carbonated water
1.) Add strawberries and basil to a pitcher.
2.) Gently press mixture with a spoon to release some of the juices.
3.) Add ice to the pitcher, then fill with water. Stir fruit to mix.
4.) Serve immediately or chill, covered, in the refrigerator. Enjoy!
More About Strawberries
How to Select
Choose shiny, firm strawberries with a bright red color. Caps should be fresh, green and intact. Avoid shriveled, mushy or leaky berries.
How to Store
Do not wash strawberries until ready to eat. Store in refrigerator for 1-3 days.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water with caps still attached; pat dry with a paper towel. Place in a salad spinner to remove excess water. Wash the berries just before you plan to use them.