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Virgin mojito

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A traditional Cuban drink, this delicious and refreshing tipple adds sparkle to any party.
Serves
4
Prep
5 minutes
Each 207g serving contains
KCal
5
Carbs
0.9g
Fibre
0.0g
Protein
0.3g
Fat
0.1g
Saturates
0.00g
Sugars
0.1g
Salt
0.00g
Portion Fruit & Veg
0
Ingredients
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Ingredients
16 large fresh mint leaves, plus 4 sprigs to serve
2 fresh limes, washed and cut into small chunks
4 tsp granulated artificial sweetener (add more if desired)
750ml sparkling water
12 ice cubes
1 fresh lime, sliced or cut into wedges, to serve
  1. Divide the mint leaves and lime chunks between four individual glasses, giving each chunk a squeeze as you add it.
  2. Add the sweetener and squash together with the handle of a wooden spoon to bring out the juice and flavours.
  3. Add the ice cubes to each glass, top up with sparkling water, stir and serve with a sprig of mint, a couple of pieces of lime and a straw.
Chefs tips
  • You could use oranges, or try lemons instead.
  • Virgin mojito is also ideal served from a big jug.

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