Garden Gimlet Cocktail

Traeger Kitchen


Garden Gimlet Cocktail

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

Enjoy a sweet sip of summertime. Smoked lemon & honey rosemary syrup, lime, cucumber and vodka make for a sweet and earthy refresher.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 2 Cup honey

  • 4 lemons, zested

  • 4 Sprig rosemary, plus more for garnish

  • 1/2 Cup water

  • 4 Slices cucumber

  • 1 1/2 Ounce lime juice

  • 3 Ounce vodka

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
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    Grill180 ˚F
  • 2

    To make smoked lemon and rosemary honey syrup, thin 1 cup honey by adding 1/4 cup water to a shallow pan. Add lemon zest and 2 sprigs rosemary.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Cup honey

    • 4 lemons, zested

    • 4 Sprig rosemary, plus more for garnish

    • 1/2 Cup water

  • 3

    Place the pan directly on the grill grate and smoke 45 minutes to an hour. Remove from heat, strain and cool.
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    Grill180 ˚F
  • 4

    In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumbers and 1oz of the smoked lemon and rosemary honey syrup.
    Ingredients
    • 4 Slices cucumber

  • 5

    After muddling, add lime juice, vodka, and ice. Shake and double strain into a coup glass.
    Ingredients
    • 1 1/2 Ounce lime juice

    • 3 Ounce vodka

  • 6

    Garnish with a sprig of rosemary. Enjoy!

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