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Strawberry Basil Margarita Cocktail served in a lowballl glass with strawberry garnish.

Strawberry and Basil Margarita Cocktail

Keyword basil, cocktail, drinks, lime, strawberry, summer, tequila
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Author Barb


  • 8 Medium strawberries
  • 6 Basil leaves
  • 1 oz simple syrup make using 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water - heat until sugar has dissolved and then cool. Refrigerate leftovers
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 oz Reposado tequila
  • 1 oz orange liqueur I used Patron's Citronge
  • Additional strawberries lime slices and basil leaves for garnish


  • Use a fresh strawberry to moisten the rim of your glass. Dip the rim in a combination of half salt/half sugar.
  • In the glasses, muddle the strawberries, basil,simple syrup, lime juice and lemon juice in glasses.
  • Fill glasses with ice.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into the rimmed glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish each glass with a strawberry, lime slice and basil leaf.


Serving: 1grams