Honeydew-Basil Mojitos

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Honeydew-Basil Mojitos

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
15min
Prep
2hr15min
Total

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    Description

    Add subtle sweetness to a mojito by blending honeydew melon and basil together for a refreshing cocktail.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    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
    Superfine sugar
    1 c. Hy-Vee club soda

    Things To Grab

    • Small pitcher
    • Bowl
    • Food processor or blender
    • Spoon
    • Ice cubes

    Directions

    1. Muddle sliced basil, lime juice, and granulated sugar in a small pitcher until sugar is dissolved; set aside.

    2. 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.

    3. Stir melon juice into basil mixture. Stir in rum. Cover and chill for 2 hours.

    4. 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.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    270 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 55mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 10%