Mojito Fresco

To transform this brisk lime-flavored mojito (moh-HEE-toe) into a margarita, substitute tequila for the rum and serve in a salt-rimmed glass.

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Makes:
6 servings
Start to Finish:
10 mins
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Mojito Fresco

Ingredients
2
large limes
2
cups water
1
cup sugar
 
Water
 
Sugar
 
Ice Cubes
1/4
cup light rum
 
Quartered limes (optional)

Directions

  1. Cut the 2 large limes into pieces; combine with the 2 cups water, and the 1 cup of sugar in a blender container. Cover tightly; blend with several on-off motions for 30 seconds or until limes are coarsely chopped. Do not puree. Strain through a sieve into a large pitcher. Dilute mixture with 1 to 2 cups water to taste. Cover and chill.
  2. Wet the rims of 4 to 6 tall glasses; dip rims in sugar. Fill sugar-rimmed glasses with ice. Add 1/2 to 1 ounce rum to each glass. Pour chilled lime mixture over rum. Add extra quartered limes, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Mojito Fresco)
    Per serving:
  • 152 kcal cal.,
  • 3 mg sodium,
  • 34 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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