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Sweet Basil Smoothie

From Statesboro Market2Go

<p>An easy and unique smoothie that uses the fresh basil that&#8217;s available on Market2Go! Please consider leaving a picture or comment if you decide to try this recipe!</p>
Source: (Entered by Ariana Giddens)
Serves: 1 1/2 cups

1 1/4 cups Plain yogurt
1 cup Fresh basil leaves
1 cup Ice
1 cup Water
1 cup Sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Lemon zest

Step by Step Instructions
  1. Combine the water, sugar, and lemon zest in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Remove the pot from the heat and allow to cool for 20 minutes. Strain the lemon mixture before use.
  2. Place the yogurt, basil, lemon mixture, and ice into a blender and blend until smooth and frothy.
  3. Pour the smoothie into glasses and enjoy!