CHIC DRINKS: Strawberry Basil Iced Tea

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    8 Black Tea Bags

    1 pound Strawberries, hulled and halved (quartered if large)

    1 Cup of Water, plus more for steeping

    3/4 Cup of Sugar

    1 cup of fresh Basil, plus more for serving

    Ice, for serving


    Bring 4 cups water to boil in a medium saucepan. Add tea bags, and let steep for 5 minutes. Place strawberries in a bowl. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, add basil. Toss to coat. Let stand until cool, about 25 minutes. Combine strawberries and tea in a pitcher. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice, and garnish with basil.

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