Strawberry + Basil Margarita

Tuesday, July 24, 2018


Makes 1 margarita

Happy National Tequila Day! To celebrate, i'm sharing one of my go to margarita recipes. It is filled with fresh, seasonal ingredients that complement each other perfectly. I hope you enjoy!

What You Need
1 shot tequila
1 shot triple sec
Juice of 2 limes, about 1/4 cup, plus lime skin
2 strawberries sliced and lightly mashed, plus more for topping
2 TBS basil leaves, sliced, plus more for topping
1 TSP honey
Margarita salt
Lime wedge for garnish

Directions
1. Brush the lime wedge around your cocktail glass and then dip the glass into the margarita salt. Add ice to your cup.
2. Place ice cubes in your shaker.
3. Add in the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and skin, strawberries, basil and honey.
4. Give everything a good shake or until the strawberries start to break down a little more.
5. Strain mixture into your cocktail glass and then scoop out the basil and strawberries and add them to your glass. 
6. Add more strawberries and basil if desired. Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy!

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