Daisy Fuentes' Mojito

Mojito-lime-mint Recipe
Yunhee Kim
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)

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 153
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Calcium 12 mg

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.

Bethenny Frankel,

Health

June 2008
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