Basil-Mint Soda

F&W's Grace Parisi makes this soda with iSi's new Twist'n Sparkle soda maker, which carbonates beverages in less than 30 seconds. $50;

Slideshow:More Nonalcoholic Drinks

  • Active:
  • Servings: 5 cups

Related Video

More Videos
Cocktails for Election Night 2016


  • 5 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium saucepan, simmer 1 cup water with sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Add basil and mint leaves and let steep for 1 hour.

  2. Strain and discard the herbs. Let the syrup cool completely. Stir 4 cups cold water and fresh lime juice into the syrup.

  3. Make the soda according to the manufacturers' directions. Serve in tall glasses over ice.

Make Ahead

The recipe can be prepared through Step 2; refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Contributed By Published January 2011

455419 recipes/basil-mint-soda 2013-12-06T23:11:12+00:00 Grace Parisi spring|summer|barbecue-cookout|fathers-day|graduation-party|kids-party|mothers-day|american|nonalcoholic-drinks january-2011,grace parisi,basil soda,mint soda,homemade soda recipes,basil-mint-soda 455419

Aggregate Rating value: 3

Review Count: 5522

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5