Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon
Total:
5 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 cocktails
Level:
Easy
Total:
5 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 cocktails
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 slices Meyer lemon
  • 4 to 6 fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 4 ounces vodka
  • Ice
  • 6 ounces good-quality Italian orange soda

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

In a pint glass, muddle the lemon slices with the basil. Add the vodka and stir. Strain into 2 rocks glasses filled with ice, and top with orange soda. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve. 

Cook's Note

If Meyer lemons are not available, substitute 1 slice orange and 1 slice lemon.

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