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Fresh Pineapple Mojito

Photo: Con Poulos; Styling: Deborah Williams
Prep time 5 mins
Yield Makes 1 serving
Give your mojito a fun summertime twist by adding chopped fresh pineapple.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 8 to 16 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 6 tablespoons citrus-flavored rum
  • 1/2 cup club soda

How to Make It

  1. Dissolve sugar in 2 tablespoons hot water in an old-fashioned glass. Add pineapple, mint, and lime juice; muddle with a pestle or the back of a wooden spoon into a chunky pulp. Fill glass with crushed ice; add remaining ingredients. Stir until combined.

Rusty Harpoon Restaurant & Tavern, Kaanapali, Maui, Hawaii