STRAWBERRY GREEN TEA MOJITO

Strawberry Green Tea Mojito

Photo Credit: Joyful Healthy Eats

Add a bit more green to your mojito by stirring it up with some green tea. Paint it with red by muddling strawberries with the mint to release a sweet burst of flavor. A fruity twist on a tried and true classic, this creation is sure to shake up any cocktail party.

Strawberry Green Tea Mojito

Makes 1 glass // Prep Time: 5 minutes // Active Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp loose leaf green tea or 1 green tea sachets
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tsp sugar or 1 tsp honey
  • ½ lime sliced into 4 wedges
  • 2 strawberries sliced
  • 2 oz white rum
  • Ice for serving
  • Club soda
  • Mint sprigs, strawberries, and/or limes for garnish

Directions

Heat the water to 175°F and pour over the tea. Steep for 2-3 minutes, then remove the leaves or sachets and set aside to cool.

In a tall serving glass, combine the mint leaves, sugar/honey, lime wedges, and strawberries and muddle together with a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon. Next, add in the rum, and gently stir.

Add large ice cubes and pour in ½ cup of the green tea. Then top with club soda, garnish with mint, strawberries, and/or lime - and enjoy :)

Recipe adapted from Joyful Healthy Eats

 



 

 


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