Strawberry-Basil Martini

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The unusual combination of strawberry and basil in this martini is the work of El Salvador-born mixologist Jose Zepeda.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

  • 3 strawberries, plus 1 thin slice
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce gin, preferably Tanqueray No. Ten
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberries with the basil leaves and Simple Syrup. Add ice and the remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the strawberry slice.
Contributed By Published August 2011

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