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Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler Recipe

Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler
Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler
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Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler Recipe

Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler

With the holiday weekend coming, if you’re looking for a signature cocktail that looks like it jumped right off a spa cuisine menu for under 140 calories, this is it! Made with muddled cucumbers, basil, lemon juice, gin and a splash of seltzer, it’s light and summery and perfect to serve at your next party.

 

Ingredients

2-inch piece of cucumber, peeled and chopped

1 tsp grated lemon zest

2 fresh basil leaves

1 tsp agave nectar

1 1/2 oz gin

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

ice cubes

splash of seltzer

1 thin slice lemon, for garnish

1 thin slice cucumber, for garnish

Instructions

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the chopped cucumber, lemon zest, basil and agave.

 

Add the gin. lemon juice and ice cubes and stir 10 seconds. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice cubes and top with seltzer. Garnish with lemon and cucumber and serve.

Keywords: Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler

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