Basil Mojitarita

Herbs have the unique ability to make anything feel a little more light, fresh, and special. Adding a little bit of thyme to champagne, a pinch of parsley to water, or basil to lemonade can elevate your favorite drinks immensely. Imagine two of the most iconic drinks together and added some homegrown herbs.

Does it get any better than that?

For the next time you’re feeling fancy, funky, or fresh, we present to you the Basil Mojitiarita. 

Basil Mojitarita

Recipe by GardenuityCourse: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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The Basil Mojitarita is the perfect combo of a margarita and a mojito in one drink, with fresh lime and basil. So cool and refreshing!


  • 1 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves

  • 1/2 Cup Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice

  • 2 Tablespoons Agave Nectar

  • 8 oz Silver Tequila

  • Cold Soda Water or Sparkling Water

  • 1 Lime, Slice Into Thin Wheels

  • Garnish with Fresh Basil Leaves

  • For a little extra flavor add sliced oranges


  • Pour lime juice and agave into a glass. Add basil leaves and muddle the leaves.
  • Add tequila. Fill the glass with ice. Top with soda and gently stir with a bar spoon. Garnish with basil leaves and lime.
Basil Mojitarita