Nojito

A lime-and-mint interpretation of the iconic Cuban cocktail.

Ingredients:

This recipe makes 14 8 oz. servings

  • 3 cups water, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups lime sherbet, softened
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 2 liter bottle club soda
  • 2 limes, sliced
Utensils:
  • 1 large pitcher
  • Small strainer
  • 1 microwave-safe container

Directions:

  1. Combine 2 cups water with sugar and heat in microwave-safe bowl for 5 minutes on high. Stir the mint into the mixture. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain and discard the mint leaves from the mixture. Set aside.
  3. Stir lime sherbet, lime juice, and 1 cup water in a large pitcher until well-combined.
  4. Pour mint and sugar mixture into pitcher.
  5. Add club soda and stir. Serve over ice.
  6. Garnish with lime slices.
Sources: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Alcohol-Free-Mojitos/Detail.aspx?evt19=1