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Cucumber Mojito

Katerina | Diethood
A delicious and refreshing twist on the classic mojito cocktail made with the addition of cucumbers.
Servings : 2 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Ice
  • 10 cucumber slices
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 4 ounces (2 shot glasses) white rum
  • 2 limes , juiced
  • 4 ounces seltzer water
  • cucumber slices for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Make a simple syrup by combining the water and sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Stirring occasionally, continue to boil for 5 minutes, or until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat; set aside and let cool.
  • Fill two glasses with Ice and set aside.
  • Using a muddler, muddle cucumber slices and mint leaves in a cocktail shaker.
  • Add rum, lime juice and 4 ounces simple syrup.
  • Shake and mix well.
  • Add seltzer water to the shaker.
  • Divide mixture evenly in prepared glasses.
  • Garnish with cucumber slices.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD ***Store the remaining Simple Syrup covered and in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 338 kcal | Carbohydrates: 41 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 58 mg | Potassium: 2140 mg | Fiber: 12 g | Sugar: 22 g | Vitamin A: 1355 IU | Vitamin C: 69.3 mg | Calcium: 253 mg | Iron: 4 mg | Net Carbs: 29 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Drinks/Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy mojito recipes, how to make mojitos, summer drinks