Strawberry Basil Summer Cocktail recipe

  • 2 basil leaves
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 2 strawberries, plus one slice of one for garnish
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 oz vodka (optional)
  • Juice of one lemon, plus one wedge for garnish
  • Splash of soda water

Muddle the basil leaves, mint and strawberries with 1 tsp. sugar in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and add vodka and lemon juice. Shake well and pour into rocks glass, ice and all. Add a splash of soda water and garnish with a strawberry slice and lemon wedge.