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TEQUILA MOJITOS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Carter
Added: Thursday, December 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup fresh mint sprigs
2 cups lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
1 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup tequila
Garnish: fresh mint sprigs, lime slices

Directions:
Directions:


1. Bring 1 cup water and sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan. Boil, stirring often, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add mint sprigs, and let stand 2 hours or until mixture is completely cool.

2. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a pitcher, discarding mint. Stir in lemon-lime soft drink, lime juice, and tequila. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 MIN
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cook: 8 min., Stand: 2 hrs. The simple syrup needed for this beverage may be made up to 1 week ahead and stored in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

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