Strawberry cooler

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Cold strawberry mocktail drink

A refreshing taste of summer

5 minutes

Serves 4

Charlie Farrant

Recipe by: Charlie Farrant | Student Dietitian and Running Blogger

We don’t use alcohol in our recipes as it increases the risk of cancer. Our mocktails are a refreshing alternative for anyone wanting to cut down on booze – and this mocktail contains no added sugar.

Charlie Farrant

Recipe by: Charlie Farrant | Student Dietitian and Running Blogger

We don’t use alcohol in our recipes as it increases the risk of cancer. Our mocktails are a refreshing alternative for anyone wanting to cut down on booze – and this mocktail contains no added sugar.

Ingredients

  • 400g strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped
  • Small handful fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 300ml cold water
  • 1 lemon, juice only, plus lemon slices to garnish
  • Sparkling water, to taste
  • Large handful ice cubes

CALORIES: 38

FAT: 0.5g

5 A DAY: 1

SALT: 0g

SUGAR: 5.8g

Method

  1. Using a food processor, blend together the strawberries, basil and water until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice and blend again.
  3. Pour the strawberry mix into a large jug and top up with sparkling water.
  4. Serve in tumblers with ice cubes.

Use frozen strawberries if fresh aren’t in season. Simply leave to defrost before blending in the food processor.


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