This post focuses on a hearty, earthy herb – rosemary. A great staple for the garden, rosemary plants can become very large in size – as big as hedges in some cases! Commonly paired with lamb, or other proteins that can take a lot of strong flavors, rosemary has a unique flavor. The sweetness and tartness of the lemonade perfectly compliment the dark, earthiness of the rosemary. This refreshing take on a summer tradition is sure to wow your friends, and they will never know how simple and easy a recipe this is!

Recipe: Rosemary Lemonade

Summary: A refreshing take on a summer tradition

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Water
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2 Cups Fresh Squeezed Organic Lemon Juice
  • Zest of 1 Organic Lemon
  • 2 Sprigs Rosemary
  • Ice Cubes
  • Water/Club Soda

Instructions

  1. Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan and bring the mixture to a boil over high heat.
  2. Boil the liquid three minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the lemon juice, lemon rind and rosemary.
  4. Refrigerate at least one hour.
  5. Serve topped with water or club soda, and ice.

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 3

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