Recipes Cocktails:

Citrus Sage Tonic

Lily Diamond
Citrus Sage Tonic


serves 2 to 3:

  • 3 fresh sage leaves
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons agave nectar, depending on
  • the sweetness of the grapefruits
  • 2 large grapefruits, juiced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 lime, juiced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 large lemon, juiced (about 1⁄4 cup)
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Ice cubes, for serving

The Prep

  1. Use a muddler or a wooden spoon to crush the sage into the agave nectar at the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add the grapefruit, lime, and lemon juices and a few pinches of salt.
  3. Shake vigorously, then strain out over ice.
  4. To make it a cocktail, add tequila, mezcal, gin, or vodka!

Copyright © 2017 by Lily Diamond from KALE & CARAMEL: Recipes for Body, Heart, and Table published by Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc. Photos copyright © 2017, Lily Diamond


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