RECIPE: Lemon Basil Margarita
We couldn’t resist one more special recipe for National Margarita Day. This one was developed by Cointreau Mixologist Kyle Ford.
Many people use generic triple sec in their recipes to save money; but the inventor of the Margarita, Margarita Sames, said that “a Margarita without Cointreau is not worth its salt!” We agree!
LEMON BASIL MARGARITA RECIPE
Ingredients For One Drink
cut into long, thin strips)
Lemon Basil Margarita. Photo courtesy Cointreau.
1. COMBINE all ingredients in a mixing glass and add ice. Optionally, for more basil flavor muddle a few basil leaves in the bottom of the mixing glass before adding the other ingredients.
2. SHAKES and strain over ice in a rocks glass.
3. GARNISH with basil and lemon wheel.