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Cucumber Basil Martini

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  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Finely grated fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Cucumber piece 3 Inch, peeled, seeded and diced (Plus 1 Round For Garnish)
  Cucumber round 1 (For Garnish)
  Basil leaves 3 , 2 torn
  Gin 2 Ounce
  Fresh lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ice 1 Tablespoon

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

Recipe Summary

Wine And Drink

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.23 g0.36%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g0.35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6.2 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 18.1 g

Protein 1 g2.6%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C 20.2%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cucumber Basil Martini Recipe