Crushed ice, and plenty of it, is key to this and other smashes. It's what, in pre-freezer days, made this cocktail style seem so very indulgent.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 drink
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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a Collins glass, muddle cucumber, basil, and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add vodka and crushed ice. Stir until well chilled. Garnish with an additional cucumber slice and basil leaf.

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Nutrition Facts

130 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 8.5g 3% DV; fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; sodium 9.2mg. Full Nutrition

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2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2019
Absolutely delicious, extremely refreshing! I used 8 thin sliced cucumbers (muddled) per glass and double the basil just because I enjoy the flavors so much then I added about 3 ounces of club soda to fill a taller cocktail glass. Read More
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