Lemon-Basil Vodka Sour

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Lemon-Basil Vodka Sour

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Recipe Data

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10min
Prep
20min
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Description

The classic vodka sour gets an update with a lemon-basil simple syrup.

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Ingredients
Serves 1
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Lemon-Basil Simple Syrup
2 tbsp.lemon zest
½ c.fresh lemon juice
1 c.water
1(0.8-oz.) pkg. fresh basil, chopped
1 c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
Lemon-Basil Vodka Sour
2 oz.Row vodka
Fresh basil, for garnish
Fresh lemon slices, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Medium saucepan
  • Fine-mesh strainer
  • 6-oz. cocktail glass
  • Ice

Directions

  1. Make Lemon-Basil Simple Syrup: Add lemon zest and juice, water, chopped basil, and sugar to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce to simmering, simmer 5 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer, and cool completely.

  2. Make Lemon-Basil Vodka Sour: Fill a 6-oz. cocktail glass with ice. Pour 2-oz. vodka and 2-oz. lemon-basil simple syrup into cocktail glass; stir to combine. If desired, garnish with fresh basil and lemon slice.

Nutrition facts

Servings

230 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Protein: 0g

Daily Values

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Iron 0%
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Calcium 0%
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Vitamin D 0%
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Potassium 0%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Test Kitchen