Drink to the new season ( Spring is officially here!) with this mango-infused cocktail. At only 197 calories, it won’t hinder you from getting back into swimsuit shape.

By Alyssa Walter
March 21, 2013
from Health's Senior Food and Nutrition Editor, Frances Largeman-Roth, RDNot only is mango rich in vitamins A and C, but also it was recently shown to prevent or stop the growth of certain breast and colon cancer cells in laboratory experiments. And the added lime juice packs an extra dose of the antioxidant vitamin C.Makes 1 drinkIngredients: 1 tablespoon fresh mint, plus more for garnish, 1 tablespoon agave nectar, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 2 ounces mango nectar (such as Looza), 1½ ounces white rum, 1 cup ice, Club soda, Mango slice for garishDirections: Muddle the mint leaves with the agave nectar in a cocktail shaker. Add the lime and mango juices, rum, and ice. Cover and shake well. Strain the mojito into a tall glass, and fill with club soda. Garnish with mint and a slice of ripe mango, if desired.Calories per serving: 197


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Drink to the new season (Spring is officially here!) with this mango-infused cocktail.

At only 197 calories, it won’t hinder you from getting back into swimsuit shape.

Pair it with a chopped taco salad with shrimp or a lobster and corn salad with tarragon vinaigrette for a light and satisfying meal.

It's not only low in calories, mango is rich in vitamins A and C. That’s one upgraded mojito!

Mangojito

Ingredients: mint, agave nectar, lime juice, mango nectar, white rum, ice, club soda, fresh mango for garnish

Calories: 197

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