Green Gin Cocktail

Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto
The juniper flavor that predominates in gin goes really well with the herbs and celery in this refreshing combo. To extract the most vivid color from the herb leaves, don't hold back when you muddle (bruise) them.

Yield:

Serves 2

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Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 135
Caloriesfromfat 0.2 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 9.8 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Sodium 28 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup parsley leaves
1/4 cup mint leaves
1/3 cup gin
2 tablespoons Celery Simple Syrup
1 cup cold club soda
Small celery stalks and mint sprigs

Preparation

Using a wooden spoon or muddler, vigorously bruise parsley and mint leaves with gin in a cocktail shaker (or use a mortar and pestle, then scrape into shaker). Add simple syrup and strain into 2 small ice-filled glasses. Pour 1/2 cup club soda into each and stir. Garnish glasses with celery stalks and mint sprigs.

Note:

Julia Lee,

June 2012