2 cups strawberries, stemmed and sliced, plus slices for garnish
4 limes, quartered
1/2 cup mint leaves
1/2 cup strawberry syrup
1 bottle Champagne
Special equipment: mortar and pestle
Add strawberries and limes into a large mortar or bowl. Crush together to extract juices.
Add mint and crush to incorporate the flavors. Add strawberry syrup and pour into a pitcher.
Add Champagne and stir.
Serve in ice filled glasses and garnish with strawberry slices.
4 to 6 servings
Recipe courtesy The Neelys
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