Watermelon and Basil Martini

Watermelon and Basil Martini

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Patti Weiss 14

"My summer garden inspired me to venture into my cocktail laboratory to concoct this chic, fashionable summer martini. Best enjoyed wearing flip-flops. (Warning: More than one may cause misplaced flip-flops.)"
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10 m servings 172 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place 2 thin slices of cucumber in a bowl with basil leaves and sugar and smash with a fork until softened; pour in a teaspoon of watermelon vodka to loosen the mixture. Place crushed ice into a cocktail shaker and transfer cucumber-basil mixture into shaker; top with remaining watermelon vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup. Shake and strain into 2 chilled martini glasses; garnish each cocktail with 1 slice of peeled cucumber. Best enjoyed wearing flip-flops.



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