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Cucumber and Ginger Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Cuba is the home of the Mojito so I thought I would make a new version of the classic refresher with this Cucumber and Ginger Mojito Cocktail recipe.

Now, go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

Cucumber and Ginger Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Cucumber and Ginger Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Cuba is the home of the Mojito so I thought I would make a new version of the classic refresher with this Cucumber and Ginger Mojito Cocktail recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Latin
Servings 4 Cocktails
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium limes quartered
  • 2 medium Persian cucumbers ends trimmed
  • 24 medium fresh mint leaves plus more for garnish, if desired
  • 8 ounces white rum
  • 2 (12 ounce) bottles chilled ginger beer
  • Ice

Instructions
 

  • Cut cucumbers in quarters lengthwise then, using a spoon, scape out the seeds of each piece into a Tom Collins glass or other tall, narrow glass. Reserve cucumber quarters for garnish.
  • Place 2 lime quarters and 6 leaves of mint in each glass, then muddle using a muddler or the base of a wooden spoon. Add a handful of ice cubes and top each drink with 2 ounces of rum and 1/2 cup ginger beer then stir. Garnish each glass with reserved cucumber spears and extra mint leaves and serve.

PERSONAL NOTES

Nutrition

Serving: 1drinkCalories: 150kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.03gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 111mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 301IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Classic cocktail, Cocktail hour, Cuban Cocktail, happy hour
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