Basil-Cucumber Mojito Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Basil-Cucumber Mojito Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Basil-Cucumber Mojito

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"I love mojitos, but sometimes I am just not feeling the mint. Luckily, this is a great alternative that brings together the complex aromatic flavor of basil and the cool, refreshing splash of a cucumber."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. Put cucumbers, basil leaves, lime slices, rum, and raw sugar cubes into a metal cocktail shaker. Mash mixture together with a muddler until the sugar cubes have dissolved. Add ice, place lid onto the shaker, and shake vigorously; strain into a chilled glass tumbler filled with ice. Top cocktail with club soda and garnish with cucumber wedge and basil sprig.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Use white sugar if you prefer it to raw.
  • Editor's Note:
  • A standard sugar cube is equal to 1 teaspoon.
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Jul 07, 2014

My first time ever having a mojito, so I really don't have anything to compare to, but I liked this! I didn't have any club soda, so I just added a splash of citrus soda. It was yummy!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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