Texas Farmers Market April 3 2020

Lemon Basil Margarita


Courtesy of David Alan, Tipsy Texan
Photography by Andy Sams

Super easy

Lemon Basil Margarita


For 1 Person(s)


  • 2 sprigs lemon basil
  • 1/4 ounces simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila plata
  • 3/4 ounces Paula's Texas Orange (PTO)
  • 3/4 ounces fresh-squeezed lime juice

Lemon Basil Margarita Directions

  1. In the bottom of a mixing glass, gently muddle the lemon basil in the simple syrup.
  2. Add rest of ingredients; shake vigorously with ice to chill; strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Variations: any summer or winter herb can be used to season and garnish this cocktail. In wintertime, harvest Meyer lemons and use the zest and juice to make a Meyer Lemon Syrup.

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