Strawberry Lemonade

INGREDIENTS:

1 quart fresh strawberries, hulled
3 cups cold drinking water
3/4 cup lemon Juice
3/4 cup sugar*
2 cups chilled soda water
Ice

METHOD:

In blender containier, puree strawberries. 

In pitcher, combine pureed strawberries, water, lemon juice, and sugar; stir until sugar dissolves.

Add club soda. Serve over ice and garnish with strawberries and/or mint leaves.

* Up to 1 cup sugar may be used to sweeten lemonade.

YIELD: 6 servings