Faith Kramer, Paper Palate – “Chill out with the foods of summer” seems to be the theme of the July/August issue of Vegetarian Times. The magazine celebrates summer with cold soups, super salads and lots of choices for grilling and picnicking. Here is Vegetarian Times’ recipe for Ginger-Mint Mojitos. Each serving is 120 calories according to the nutritional data provided by the magazine.
- 2 limes
- 2/3 cup white rum
- 10 fresh mint sprigs, plus 4 extra for garnish
- ¼ cup sugar
- 2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
- 2 cups club soda
Juice the limes and reserve juiced halves. Mash lime halves, juice, run, mints, sugar and ginger in bowl with spoon. After 20 minutes, strain, discarding solids. Fill 4 glasses with ice, ½ cup of the rum-lime mixture and ½ cup of club soda. Garnish with mint springs.