Blood Orange Basil Mocktail

Celebrate summer with this citrus beverage.

Blood Orange Basil Mocktail
Servings: 1 Prep 5 mins Start to Finish 5 mins


  • 1/4 blood orange section
  • 1/2 pint loosely packed Thai basil leaves (available at Asian grocery stores, or substitute sweet basil)
  • 2 ounces distilled water
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce pasteurized liquid egg whites*
  • 1 Thai basil leaf, reserved from half pint

Make It

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.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 1; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 40, Fat, total (g): , carb. (g): 7, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 3, vit. C (mg): 26, Folate (µg): 37, calcium (mg): 79, iron (mg): 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.