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Strawberry Basil Margarita

Strawberry Basil Margarita

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Muffinmom

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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  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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Minnesota_Girl
13
6/2/2010

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 lemon and couldn't tell a difference. This tastes like something at a fancy restuarant - can't wait to make it again (and again, and again). Thanks for sharing!!!

cooks4forty
13
5/18/2009

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 several containers of all of the ingredients, except ice. Whenever we needed more, I added one container and ice to the blender - made it a snap! This is such a nice recipe! Thanks for sharing!

Scotdog
11
7/5/2010

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