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Rhubarb Basil Margarita

Poppy's Catering
Rhubarb Basil Margarita

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!
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