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Friends! It’s Friday! And I get to share Kelly Ripa’s Strawberry Basil Margarita recipe with you today thanks to Electrolux! The photo above was provided by Electrolux. The photo of Bodhi and I cutting strawberries (to eat) was taken by Melissa Oholendt Photography.

Strawberry Basil Margarita
Serves 1

This cocktail would be amazing for outdoor parties or a night in with your honey. Yum! No one can resist this amazing drink with its delicious blend of ingredients; the basil really brings out the sweet flavor of the strawberries.

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Basil leaves
  • Silver tequila
  • Strawberry liqueur
  • Triple sec
  • Lemon
  • Ice

Directions

• Place one strawberry and two basil leaves in a rocks glass then, using a muddler, press down lightly on the leaves and give a few gentle twists
• Add remaining ingredients and stir together (one oz. silver tequila, 1⁄2 oz. strawberry liqueur, 1⁄2 oz. triple sec, one oz. fresh lemon juice)
• Top with ice and garnish with a strawberry and basil leaf
• Keep ingredients and garnishes fresh at the ideal temperature
Yum, huh?

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The refrigerator’s adjustable, humidity controlled Crisper Drawers keep fruits and vegetables fresher longer with self-closing drawers that provide a tighter seal to lock in freshness, perfect for strawberries and basil.

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Disclaimer: I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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