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.
2-inchpiece of cucumber(peeled and chopped)
1tspgrated lemon zest
2fresh basil leaves
2tbspfresh lemon juice
splash of seltzer
1thin slice lemon(for garnish)
1thin slice cucumber(for garnish)
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.