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Daisy Fuentes' Mojito

Mojito-lime-mint Yunhee Kim

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lime, cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons torn mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey, warmed
  • 2 ounces rum
  • 4 ounces club soda
  • Fresh mint sprig (optional)
  • Lime wedge (optional)

Preparation


1. Fill a martini shaker with 1 cup ice. Add lime wedges, lime juice, and mint. Muddle lime and mint with a pestle or a long spoon until well-bruised and fragrant.

2. Combine honey, rum, and club soda; stir gently to dissolve honey. Add to muddled mixture; stir until mixture is well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice; garnish with mint and lime, if desired.


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  • This verstion of the classic Cuban cocktail is made with rum, lime juice, and fresh mint,  plus club soda and honey.
  • Yield: Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 mojito)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 153
Fat per serving: 0.0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 0.0g
Carbohydrate per serving: 7g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 25mg
Calcium per serving: 12mg
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