“Friends of ours made these for us as the prelude to a hot summer evening, and with one drink, this became our favorite new cocktail! Very fresh and light and a great way to use the mint from your garden. (From the cookbook, Viva la Vida by Rafael Palomino.)”
READY IN:
3mins
YIELD:
1 tall glass
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Tear mint leaves in half and put in cocktail shaker.
  2. Using a pestle or the end of a wooden spoon, mash the leaves until bruised and crushed.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients except soda.
  4. Cover the shaker and shake briskly.
  5. Pour into a tall glass and top off with Sprite or 7-up.
  6. Stir once, garnish with a mint sprig and serve.

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