Sweet basil smoothie

  • Preparation Time2 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy

For the smoothie

300ml plain yoghurt
1 handful fresh basil leaves
350ml lemon simple syrup, recipe follows
1 handful ice

For the lemon simple syrup

250ml water
200g caster sugar
1 1/2 tsp lemon zest
For the smoothie:
In a food processor, combine the yoghurt, basil, lemon simple syrup and ice. Process until smooth and frothy. Pour into chilled glasses and serve immediately.

For the lemon 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.

Basil Smoothie

Other recipes with lemon

Other recipes with rum

Shows on discovery+ Discovery+

Stream on discovery+ Discovery+