A shot of clear rum turns these refreshing non-alcoholic beverages into a Mojito, a delicious Latin cocktail.

ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) cold sparkling water
  • Lime slices and fresh mint sprigs

directions

Blend lime juice, mint and sugar in blender until smooth. Fill two tall glasses halfway with ice. Divide lime mixture between glasses. Pour sparkling water over to fill glasses. Garnish with lime slices and mint sprigs.

FOR MOJITOS:

Divide 1/4 cup white rum between two glasses before filling with sparkling water.

Copyright 2000, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, all rights reserved.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 5819

nutrition information per serving

214 calories; 0g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 3mg sodium; 40g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 1g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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