The Skinny Mint Cocktail Recipe

The Skinny Mint Cocktail Recipe
Staff Writer
Courtesy of Havana Central
The Skinny Mint Cocktail.

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1
Servings
147
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2  Ounce  absinthe
  • 1  Ounce  rum
  • 1/2  Ounce  mint water
  • 1/2  Ounce  Splenda
  • 1/2  Ounce  lime juice
  • club soda
  • lime wheel to garnish

Directions

Make mint water by placing mint leaves in a jar with water and letting it sit for 3-4 days. Strain water. Then, muddle mint in a Collins glass. Add absinthe, rum, mint water, Splenda, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake. Pour over ice in a tall rocks glass and top with club soda. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
13g
14%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Vitamin A, RAE
21µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
13mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
14mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
8mg
1%
Water
41g
2%

Mint Shopping Tip

Keep both fresh herbs and dried herbs on hand. Dry herbs will last a long time, while fresh herbs have a short shelf-life.

Mint Cooking Tip

If you want the flavor of herbs in your food without the actual pieces, wrap them in cheese cloth and cook; discard before eating.