Muddle sliced basil, lime juice, and granulated sugar in a small pitcher until sugar is dissolved; set aside.
Add subtle sweetness to a mojito by blending honeydew melon and basil together for a refreshing cocktail.
Servings and Ingredients
|½ c. fresh basil, thinly sliced and lightly packed, additional leaves for garnishplus|
|½ c. fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving|
|¼ c. Hy-Vee granulated sugar|
|2 (1-lbs.) containers Hy-Vee Short Cuts honeydew melon|
|8 oz. white rum|
|1 c. Hy-Vee club soda|
Things To Grab
- Small pitcher
- Food processor or blender
- Ice cubes
Place honeydew in batches in food processor or blender; process until pureed. Transfer puree to fine-mesh sieve. Using back of a spoon, press juice into bowl; discard solids.
Stir melon juice into basil mixture. Stir in rum. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
Just before serving, rub rims of 4 (10-oz. each) glasses with lime wedge and dip into superfine sugar. Fill glasses with ice. Stir club soda into melon juice mixture. Pour into glasses; garnish with basil, if desired. Serve with lime wedges.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 55mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 35g
- Protein: 1g