These minty mojito mocktails would be great at a luncheon, a brunch, a baby shower, a pool party--basically whenever you find that a cool, refreshing beverage would be welcome. Be sure to add the ice cubes and sparkling water just before serving to avoid diluting this pitcher cocktail (which is easily doubled to serve a crowd, by the way).

Karen Rankin
Source: EatingWell.com, April 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine lime juice, simple syrup, mint leaves and lime zest in a pitcher; using the handle of a long wooden spoon, lightly crush the mint and zest. Add ice cubes and sparkling water; stir to mix well. Divide among 4 glasses; garnish with lime slices and mint sprigs, if desired.

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Tips

Tip: To make your own simple syrup, bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently to dissolve the sugar. Let cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

123.9 calories; protein 0.8g 2% DV; carbohydrates 33.5g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiberg; sugars 26.5g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 501.6IU 10% DV; vitamin c 24.9mg 42% DV; folate 19.2mcg 5% DV; calcium 41.2mg 4% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 13.1mg 5% DV; potassium 140.3mg 4% DV; sodium 6.1mg; thiaminmg 3% DV; added sugar 25g.

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05/20/2019
When I was pregnant I drank mojito mocktails whenever I would long for an alcoholic beverage. This recipe is excellent but substituting some ginger beer for the sparkling water enhances the flavor. Read More