Strawberry-Basil

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Main Ingredient: Fruit
Menu Part: Beverage
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: One mocktail

Freshen up your beverage choices with this simple recipe from Saint Louis University School of Law (Bon Appetit). With fresh strawberries and fresh basil, this beverage is perfect for a cool down.

Ingredients

2 spoon-chopped fresh strawberries
2-3 basil leaves
.5 oz. simple syrup
 Ice
8-10 oz. sparkling water

Steps

  1. Thoroughly wash fresh strawberries and basil.
  2. Using spoon, chop up strawberries into small pieces.
  3. Put strawberries and basil in 12-ounce highball glass.
  4. Pour in simple syrup; adjust to taste depending on sweetness of strawberries.
  5. Muddle strawberries, basil and simple syrup together to bring out flavor.
  6. Add 5 to 6 cubes of ice.
  7. Pour in 8 to 10 ounces of sparkling water to fill glass; stir well.

Recipe by Saint Louis University School of Law (Bon Appetit)