Sweet Basil Smoothie
- 1 1/4 cups plain yogurt
- 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
- 1 1/2 cups Lemon Simple Syrup, recipe follows
- 1 cup ice
- Lemon Simple Syrup:
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
DirectionsWatch how to make this recipe.
Yield: 4 (6-ounce) servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: EasyLemon Simple Syrup:
In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar, and lemon zest over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Take the pan off the heat and allow the syrup to cool, about 20 minutes. Strain before using.
Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis, 2008