With the holiday weekend coming, if you're looking for a signature cocktail that looks like it jumped right off a spa cuisine menu for under 140 calories, this is it! Made with muddled cucumbers, basil, lemon juice, gin and a splash of seltzer, it's light and summery and perfect to serve at your next party.
Yield: 1 servings

Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler

Total Time: 10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
With the holiday weekend coming, if you're looking for a signature cocktail that looks like it jumped right off a spa cuisine menu for under 140 calories, this is it! Made with muddled cucumbers, basil, lemon juice, gin and a splash of seltzer, it's light and summery and perfect to serve at your next party.

Ingredients

  • 2- inch piece of cucumber (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ice cubes
  • splash of seltzer
  • 1 thin slice lemon (for garnish)
  • 1 thin slice cucumber (for garnish)

Instructions

  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the chopped cucumber, lemon zest, basil and agave.
  • Add the gin, lemon juice and ice cubes and stir 10 seconds.
  • Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice cubes and top with seltzer.
  • Garnish with lemon and cucumber and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1glass, Calories: 137kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Fat: 0g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 7mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 0g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 4