A delicious and refreshing twist on the classic mojito cocktail made with the addition of cucumbers.
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.
RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD ***Store the remaining Simple Syrup covered and in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Vitamin A 1355IU27%
Vitamin C 69.3mg84%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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