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Rhubarb Basil Margarita

Poppy's Catering

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  • Ingredients

    • Rhubarb Basil Simple Syrup:

      Makes approximately 2 cups

      • 1 cup water
      • 1 cup sugar
      • 1 cup chopped rhubarb
      • 2 cups basil leaves + stems, packed

      Margarita:

      Makes 1 cocktail

      • 1.5 oz tequila
      • 2 oz rhubarb basil simple (see above)
      • 3 oz lime juice

      Combine all ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake well and strain over ice. Garnish with a ribbon of rhubarb + basil leaf. Note: adjust quantities to taste if you like your margarita stronger or sweeter!

  • The Prep

    • Rhubarb Basil Simple Syrup:

      1. Combine water, sugar, rhubarb and basil in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until rhubarb completely falls apart.
      2. Press mixture through a sieve. Cool.

      Margarita:

      1. Combine all ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake well and strain over ice. Garnish with a ribbon of rhubarb + basil leaf.
      2. Note: adjust quantities to taste if you like your margarita stronger or sweeter!