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Strawberry Basil Margarita

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars
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"I created this one night to use up some summer strawberries and some of my basil. What a refreshing and delicious summer drink! I know it sounds unusual, but try it and see!"
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Ingredients

5 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 cocktails)

Directions

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  1. Combine the strawberries, tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, lemon juice, sugar, and basil leaves in a blender; mix on low until smooth. Add the ice and puree until the ice is crushed, 30 to 60 seconds.

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Outstanding! I made it exactly as written, and after tasting, I decided to add a couple more basil leaves to suit my tastes. For my second batch I had to use a lime because I was out of lemon ...

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My husband and I really like basil - but the basil flavor in this is overpowering. I used fresh basil picked directly from our garden - and wasn't real sure how big "large" leaves are. Some of...

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Outstanding! I made it exactly as written, and after tasting, I decided to add a couple more basil leaves to suit my tastes. For my second batch I had to use a lime because I was out of lemon ...

Perfect! I served this to a large group of ladies, and the comments were "Refreshing!", "So nicely balanced!", "Please send us the recipe!". In order to serve this to a group, I made up severa...

Excellent! Made it as stated. I had to use more ice, but my ice maker makes pretty small pieces. Very refreshing & good.

Thank you so much for sharing this recipe! I made it last night for sisters night, and we LOVED them. I did tweak it a bit, but I do not recommend omitting any of the flavors in this recipe, the...

I tend to think of myself as a margarita connoisseur, and this recipe definitely hit the spot! The very simple addition of basil really added a unique spin. One thing I added that really blend...

these were absolutely fantastic! my strawberries weren't that ripe but the basil really made them taste great. i was so intrigued with basil as an ingredient for a margarita. i never heard of th...

This was so delicious! The basil really enhances the flavor of the strawberries. I needed to use up my limes, so I used them instead of lemons and it was great. If lemons make this recipe better...

Simply amazing. I'm going to make this for all future parties.

Delicious! A great summer drink. I used the sweet basil plant I have in my container garden and it came out perfect :)