Pink Basil Rising Mocktail | Fit Pregnancy

Pink Basil Rising Mocktail

Pink Basil Rising Mocktail
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Serves: 1
Start to Finish: 5 min
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 0 min

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


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. Add distilled water, lime juice, simple syrup and pasteurized egg whites. Shake for 6 seconds to froth. Fill glass with ice and shake for an additional 6 seconds. 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.

1 g40 calories79 g26 g1 g37 g2 g