Strawberry Basil Margarita

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  • Published Jul 6th
  • Ready In5m
  • Servings2
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!

Strawberry Basil Margarita Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Strawberry Basil Margarita for 2 servings:

  • 1 cup hulled strawberries
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur, such as Cointreau ®
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 3 large basil leaves
  • 8 ice cubes

Strawberry Basil Margarita Cooking Instructions

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  • Cook-
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To cook Strawberry Basil Margarita, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Strawberry Basil Margarita easily:

  1. 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.
  1. Jun 29th 2011

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

  2. Oct 8th 2010

    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 b ...

  3. Jul 18th 2010

    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. Som ...

  4. Jul 3rd 2010

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

  5. Jun 1st 2010

    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 le ...

  6. May 16th 2010

    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, ...

  7. May 15th 2009

    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 se ...

  8. Apr 30th 2009

    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 o ...

  9. Apr 25th 2009

    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 be ...