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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

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active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

1 cocktail
116 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 9.7g; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 6.4g; vitamin a iu 84.1IU; vitamin c 3.3mg; folate 0.1mcg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 3mg; potassium 59.2mg; sodium 29.4mg; added sugar 4g.

1/2 other carb, 1 alcohol equivalent

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