Strawberry Orange Basil Margarita
Strawberry Orange Basil Margarita

Strawberry Orange Basil Margarita

April 27, 2017

Who knew you could dress up a margarita with fresh fruit and herbs?!? I'm so grateful for this beautiful version of a margarita, inspired by Creative Culinary (you can find a new cocktail recipe each week at CreativeCulinary.com).

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • 10 mins

    10 mins

  • Yields: 1 serving

Ingredients

Create the base margarita as directed by Creative Culinary: http://www.creative-culinary.com/the-best-fresh-margarita/

4 strawberries

2 basil leaves

1 orange slice

Lime wedge (for rim of glass)

Sugar + Kosher salt mixture (for rim of glass)

Ice

Directions

Prepare the margarita base by .... Set aside.

Prepare your glass by rubbing a lime wedge on the rim of a glass and then dipping it in a sugar and salt mixture. Fill glass with ice. Set aside.

In a cocktail shaker, add strawberries, basil leaves and orange slice. Muddle the ingredients together to extract all the juices and flavors.

Add about 6 oz of the margarita base to the cocktail shaker, cover and then vigorously shake everything together.

Pour the liquid contents (use the strainer at the top of the cocktail shaker) into your glass.

Garnish with a strawberry and enjoy!

Muddle whatever fruits and herbs you want to make this drink your own!

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