Basil Caipirioska Cocktail

Basil Caipirioska Cocktail

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From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

This easy low-alcohol cocktail keeps things fresh with whole limes and basil leaves. It's a twist on the caipirinha that subs white vermouth and vodka for the traditional cachaça, the fermented sugarcane liquor popular in Brazil, and features basil instead of the usual mint.

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  • 2 lime wedges
  • 3 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • 1½ ounces vermouth bianco
  • ½ ounce vodka
  • Ice
  • ½ cup club soda

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  1. Muddle lime wedges and basil with simple syrup in a rocks glass. Add vermouth, vodka and ice to fill the glass. Stir to chill. Top with club soda.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cocktail
  • Per serving: 116 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 10 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 4 g added sugars; 84 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 29 mg sodium; 59 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ other carb, 1 alcohol equivalent

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