Daisy Fuentes's Low-Calorie Mojito
YUNHEE KIMFrom Health magazine
Love this Cuban cocktail, but hate the calories? Try our recipe for a slimmer version created by Bethenny Frankel just for TV star Daisy Fuentes. Cheers!
Prep: 5 minutes
Makes 1 serving
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)
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. (Serving size: 1 mojito)
Calories 153; Fat 0g (Sat 0g, Mono 0g, Poly 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 0g; Carbohydrate 7g; Sugars 4g; Fiber 0g; Iron 0mg; Sodium 25mg; Calcium 12mg
Bethenny Frankel is a celebrity natural-foods chef and owner of the baked-goods company bethennybakes. See Bethenny's Tips for Lighter Sips for more low-cal ideas.