Blood Orange Basil Mocktail | Fit Pregnancy

Blood Orange Basil Mocktail

Celebrate summer with this citrus beverage

Blood Orange Basil Mocktail
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This Recipe:
Skill Level
Beginner
Serves
1
Start to Finish
5 minutes
Prep
5 minutes
Cook
NA
Ingredients:

•   ¼  blood orange section
•   ½  pint loosely packed Thai basil leaves (available at Asian grocery stores, or substitute sweet basil)
•   2   ounces distilled water
•   ½  ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
•   ½  ounce simple syrup
•   ¾  ounce pasteurized liquid egg whites*
•   1   Thai basil leaf, reserved from half pint

Directions:

1. In a pint mixing glass, add blood orange section and Thai basil leaves (reserve 1 leaf for garnish) and press with several times with a cocktail muddler.

2. Add distilled water, lime juice, simple syrup and pasteurized egg whites.* 

3. Shake for 6 seconds to froth.

4. Fill glass with ice and shake for an additional 6 seconds.

5. Strain mixture into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a Thai basil leaf and serve.

*Consuming unpasteurized egg whites during pregnancy is not advised due to the risk of salmonella.

Per serving (1 drink): 40 calories, 30% protein (3 g), 70% carbohydrate (7 g), 0% fat, 79 mg calcium, 26 mg vitamin C, 1 mg iron, 37 mcg folate, 2 g fiber.

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