Strawberry Basil Margarita




Strawberry and Basil the perfect pair add tequila and you have the Perfect Margarita for a garden party to welcome Spring.

1 cup Strawberries

1 oz of tequila

1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup ice cubes

3 large fresh basil leaves

2 sprigs fresh basil,

if desired 2whole strawberries

Steps

  • 1In blender, place 1 cup strawberries, the tequila, liqueur, lemon juice and sugar. Cover; blend on high speed until strawberries are pureed. Add ice. Cover; blend 30 to 60 seconds longer or until ice is crushed. Add basil leaves. Cover; blend until basil is finely chopped and mixture is well blended.
  • 2Pour into 2 margarita glasses. Garnish each with 1 basil sprig and 1 strawberry. Serve immediately.

Steps

  • 1In blender, place 1 cup strawberries, the tequila, liqueur, lemon juice and sugar. Cover; blend on high speed until strawberries are pureed. Add ice. Cover; blend 30 to 60 seconds longer or until ice is crushed. Add basil leaves. Cover; blend until basil is finely chopped and mixture is well blended.
  • 2Pour into 2 margarita glasses. Garnish each with 1 basil sprig and 1 strawberry. Serve immediately.