1990s Recipes + Menus
Mojito with Basil
2 fresh mint sprigs, chopped
2 fresh basil sprigs, chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) light rum
chilled club soda or seltzer
Garnish: fresh mint and basil sprigs and lime slices
In a tall glass with back of spoon crush mint and basil with sugar and lime juice until sugar is dissolved and stir in rum. Add ice cubes and top off drink with club soda or seltzer.
Stir drink well and garnish with mint, basil, and lime. Makes 1 drink.