Italian Basil & Strawberry Mojitos

Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos
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These Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos are to die for! We love mojitos and strawberry mojitos are our all-time favourite kind, but we also love basil so much. Then, it came! How would it be to make mojitos of basil instead of mint? A quick research on Google showed that they actually already exist and are called Italian mojitos. Who knew? We didn’t.

Italian Basil & Strawberry Mojitos

We also generally prefer to use vodka instead of rum, so these mojitos are made of basil and vodka and are delicious. Try them on a weekend, you’ll love them!

If you liked this recipe, check out our Strawberry Vodka Mojitos. You’ll love them!


Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos

Italian Basil & Strawberry Mojitos

Christina
These Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos are to die for! We love mojitos and strawberry mojitos are our all-time favourite kind, but we also love basil so much. Then, it came! How would it be to make mojitos of basil instead of mint? A quick research on Google showed that they actually already exist and are called Italian mojitos. Who knew? We didn't.
5 from 4 votes

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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Beverages, Cocktails and Drinks
Cuisine Fusion, Italian Cuisine
Servings 3
Calories 257.8 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 limes, quartered
  • 2 handfuls of fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp raw sugar
  • 1 ½ cup fresh strawberries, roughly chopped. Use thawed frozen strawberries if you can't find fresh.
  • 650 ml lime sparkling water
  • 2/3 cup vodka
  • Crushed ice

Instructions
 

  • In a medium-sized pot, combine the quartered lime, fresh basil and raw sugar. Using a mortar and pestle, crush it all. Add the strawberries and crush again until it’s all combined and the juice from the limes is all out.
    Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos
  • Then, add the vodka and combine. Add in the lime sparkling water and mix it all again. Taste it and add more sugar if necessary.
    Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos
  • Prepare the glasses/jars that you’re going to use with crushed ice in the bottom. Using a ladle, serve the mojitos from the pot to the glasses/jars.
  • Garnish with more fresh basil if desired. Enjoy!
    Italian Basil and Strawberry Mojitos

Nutrition

Calories: 257.8kcalCarbohydrates: 37.3gProtein: 1.2gFat: 0.4gSodium: 22.5mgPotassium: 210.12mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 29.1g
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