- Yield: 2 servings
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
Tropical basil soda
Basil in a drink? It adds a certain tartness that compliments the sweetness of Caribbean Red® papaya. It's a sipper, perfect for enjoying while making small talk at parties.
- 1/4 Caribbean Red papaya, just ripe
- 1 passionfruit
- 1 lime
- 6 basil leaves
- 3 tbs agave syrup
- 1 cup tonic water
- 4 ice cubes
Peel the Caribbean Red papaya, discard the seeds, slice 2 round pieces across the papayas mid-section. Then slice the remaining papaya into pieces that fit into your blender. For an easy way to cut open a papaya...
Slice a passionfruit in half, discard the skin and scoop out the interior. For an easy way to do this...
Add the papaya, passionfruit interior, juice of one lime, basil leaves, agave and tonic water to a blender. Blend until relatively smooth.
Pour into a shaker with ice cubes. Shake ten seconds. Pour into glasses, leaving the ice behind. Place the papaya round horizontally in the glass. Serve immediately.