top of page
Search
  • Writer's pictureErin

Basil Melon Slush

Hungry for more? This recipes was featured in a podcast episode!



 

A cutting board with a drink glass, sliced honeydew melon, lime wedges and fresh basil

This fresh and fruity drink has a sour-sweet flavour with an aroma of basil. It's fancy just as is or make it into a margarita by adding in some tequila. Cheers!



Prep Time: 15 min

Additional Time: Freeze melon overnight

Cook time: N/A

Yield: 4 Cups of slush


Ingredients

  • 1 honeydew melon, diced and frozen

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 bunch thai basil

  • 1 cup lime juice (about 6 limes)

  • Club Soda

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat combine sugar, water and basil leaves. Stir until sugar has dissolved and then heat for 5 min further. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  2. Blend the simple syrup and basil together, strain and reserve syrup.

  3. In a blender combine frozen melon, lime juice and 6 tbsp of simple syrup.

  4. Serve 1/2 cup of the slush in each glass and top up with 1/2 cup of club soda.

Zhuzh it up!

  • Make this a true margarita and add in 2oz of tequila.

This amazing recipe was adapted from the Food and Wine Website but it has since disappeared.

10 views

Related Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page