Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 small small ripe peach, peeled, pitted, and chopped (about ½ cup)
3 small lime wedges
10 fresh mint leaves
1½ teaspoons sugar or sugar substitute equivalent to 1½ teaspoons sugar (see Tip)
1 cup ice cubes
1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) rum
1 ounce (2 tablespoons) club soda
Fresh mint sprig (optional)
In a cocktail shaker combine peach, two of the lime wedges, the mint leaves, and sugar. Use a muddler, pestle, or the handle of a wooden spoon to mash the mixture together until lime juice is extracted and mint leaves are bruised. Add ice and rum. Cover and shake well. Pour into an 8-ounce glass. Top with soda. Garnish with mint sprig and the remaining lime wedge. Serve with a cocktail straw.
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda® Granular, Equal® Spoonful or packets, or Sweet'N Low® bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1- ½ teaspoons sugar. Nutrition facts per serving with sugar substitute: 145 calories, 1 g protein, 13 g carb., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 7% Vitamin A, 22% Vitamin C, 13 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 2% iron. Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 fat. Carb Choice: 1
Variation: Nonalcoholic Fresh Peach Mojito: Prepare as directed, except omit the rum and add an additional 1- ½ ounces (3 tablespoons) club soda. Per serving for Nonalcoholic Fresh Peach Mojito: 70 calories, 1 g protein, 18 g carb., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 7% Vitamin A, 22% Vitamin C, 21 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 2% iron. Exchanges: 1 fruit. Carb Choice: 1