Sparkling Lime Refresher

After I traveled to Cuba and became crazy about mojitos, I decided to make my own version of the drink at home! Sometimes I add a shot of rum, but most of the time I don’t because I really just like how refreshing this drink is on its own. But for my ~over 21~ friends, go for it!

This really is the drink of the summer for me – it’s cool, light, slightly sweet and super fresh.

 

*makes one drink

Ingredients

1 lime

10-12 mint leaves

1 tbsp. agave

8 oz. seltzer water

Ice

Optional: 1 shot white rum or silver tequila

 

Steps:

  1. Cut the lime in half and juice one of the halves into your glass.
  2. Add the mint and agave (if you want to add a shot, do it now!). Muddle everything together with a wooden spoon.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and fill it up to the top with seltzer water.
  4. Finish it off with a lime slice.

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