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Strawberry Basil Gin Cocktail

Strawberries and basil sing together in this simple cocktail. Try this combo on top of crackers spread with goat cheese or in a salad with fresh mozzarella, spinach and balsamic dressing.

Serves 2
Ready in 5 mins
Prep time 5 mins
150 calories per serving


> 8 fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish
> 4 medium strawberries, divided
> 1/4 small lime
> 4 tbsp (2 oz) gin
> 3 tbsp (1 1/2 oz) simple syrup or grenadine
> Ice, as needed
> Club soda, as needed


Muddle basil leaves, 3 strawberries and lime in a cocktail shaker.
Add gin, syrup and ice to the shaker. Cover and shake vigorously until chilled.
Strain the mixture into two coupe or martini glasses. Top off each glass with club soda. Cut remaining strawberry in half. Garnish each glass with strawberry and a basil leaf.


Must be 21 years or older to purchase or consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

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