Strawberry, Lemon, and Basil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, raw (or other)
  • 6 basil leaves, fresh
  • 5 strawberries, small (or 3 large strawberries, quartered reserve 1 thin slice for garnish)
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 3⁄4 cup soda water
  1. Combine fresh lemon juice, raw sugar, basil, whole strawberries, and salt in a pint glass. Muddle ingredients with a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon until sugar dissolves. Add ice cubes and soda water and stir until chilled. Strain into a 12-oz. glass filled with ice cubes and garnish with a strawberry slice.
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