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Strawberry-Basil Martini

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Fix • Las Vegas

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

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  1. 3 strawberries, plus 1 thin slice
  2. 3 basil leaves
  3. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  4. Ice
  5. 1 ounce gin, preferably Tanqueray No. Ten
  6. 1 ounce vodka
  7. 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  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.