Veracruzana Cocktail – Pineapple Basil Tequila

Hello Summer time and its long evenings!  Perfect for refreshing fruit cocktail recipes. This Veracruzana Cocktail is my drink of the day. The list of ingredients  in it is a reminder of everything we love to help us unwind on a sizzling summer day.

veracruzana cocktail

Veracruzana Cocktail – Perfect Summer Fruit Drink

The recipe combines Patron tequila, pineapple, fresh basil, and agave nectar for a refreshing drink to enjoy with friends.

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Yield: 1 cocktail

Veracruzana Cocktail - Pineapple, Basil, Tequila

Veracruzana Cocktail - Pineapple, Basil, Tequila

This Veracruzana Cocktail is my drink of the day. The list of ingredients in it is a reminder of everything we love to help us unwind on a sizzling summer day.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Patron Tequila
  • 3/4 ounces Agave Nectar
  • 1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
  • Slice of pineapple to garnish
  • 2 Basil Leaves

Instructions

  1. Muddle pineapple and basil leaves in a glass.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice until well blended.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and garnish with a chunk of pineapple and a sprig basil
  4. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 245 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 2mg Carbohydrates: 19g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 15g Protein: 0g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.
 

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  2 comments for “Veracruzana Cocktail – Pineapple Basil Tequila

  1. 07/10/2014 at 8:24 am

    This looks awesome! But you don’t add anything else to fill the glass up – club soda? pineapple juice?

    • admin
      07/10/2014 at 10:15 am

      Hi Heather, no, it’s a stongish drink. But it could be topped with pineapple juice to weaken it. Carol

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