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Agave Nectar Recipes

More recipes to come. Chill down with this adaptation of the classic mojito.

 Agave Mojito
3 oz.    white rum  
2 Tbsp.    light agave nectar  
3 Tbsp.    fresh squeezed lime juice (approx. 2 limes)  
40   spearmint leaves  
1 can (12 oz.)    chilled club soda  
1 dozen    ice cubes  
1 Place rum, agave nectar, lime juice and mint in small bowl and crush mint with pestle or back of a spoon. If desired, sample mixture at this point and adjust sweetness balance to taste.
2 Strain mixture, pressing excess moisture from mint. Divide between two glasses (approx. 2.5 fl. oz. per glass)
3 Add 6 fl. oz. of club soda to each glass and add ice to fill. Garnish with mint sprig and/or lime wedge.
Servings: 2
Yield: 2 drinks, approx. 9 oz. each
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 5 minutes
 Cooking Tips
Either light or dark varieties of agave nectar will produce delicious results, though dark agave nectar may tint the drink slightly, so light agave nectar is preferred.
 Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
The following ingredients were not linked to the ingredient database and were not included in the nutrition information:
spearmint leaves
ice cubes
Amount Per Serving      
Calories   160.17  
Calories From Fat (0%)   0.09  
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.01g   0%  
Saturated Fat 0.00g   0%  
Cholesterol 0.00mg   0%  
Sodium 38.00mg   2%  
Potassium 22.37mg   1%  
Carbohydrates 17.29g   6%  
Dietary Fiber 0.06g   0%  
Sugar 16.26g      
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g      
Net Carbohydrates 17.23g      
Protein 0.06g   0%  

Recipe formatted and exported by Living Cookbook from Radium Technologies, Inc.


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