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    Cucumber Basil Martini

    Cucumber Basil Martini. Photo by Rita~

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    Our friend Steve from the States sent me this and he said he got it from Food & Wine Magazine. I thought it looked interesting and am posting it here for safe keeping.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a small bowl, dissolve the sugar in the hot water.
    2. 2
      Press the grated ginger through a fine strainer set over the bowl, releasing the juice.
    3. 3
      In a cocktail shaker, muddle the diced cucumber with the 2 torn basil leaves.
    4. 4
      Add the ginger syrup, gin, lime juice and a handful of ice.
    5. 5
      Shake well, then strain into a martini glass.
    6. 6
      Garnish the martini with a cucumber slice and the remaining whole basil leaf and serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 19, 2011

      It's wonderful and fresh! I added a little St. germaine instead of the ginger for a variation and really enjoyed that also.

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    • on August 31, 2009

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      I really enjoyed this refreshing drink! It is some what Healthy!!! :) I did just zest the ginger into the shaker. Made for http://www.recipezaar.com/bb/viewtopic.zsp?t=308850 Magic Of Herbs! Thanks bunches!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cucumber Basil Martini

    Serving Size: 1 (131 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 206.0
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    58%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 2.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.3 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 12.8 g
    51%
    Protein 0.3 g
    0%

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