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Strawberry Basil Margarita

Strawberry Basil Margarita
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 Liquor.com / Tim Nusog

A refreshing twist on the classic.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium-size strawberries
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau
  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • Garnish: lime wheel
  • Garnish: basil leaf

Steps

  1. In a shaker, muddle the strawberries, basil, lime juice and simple syrup.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.

  3. Shake vigorously and strain into a Margarita glass filled with fresh ice.

  4. Garnish with a lime wheel and additional basil leaf.