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Honeydew-Cucumber Mojito

Cool off with these ice cold mojito cocktails made with refreshing cucumber, honeydew melon, mint and lime. Top off with rum and club soda and you have reason enough to raise a glass and celebrate.

Honeydew-Cucumber Mojito

This nonalcoholic mojito is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or anytime you'd like a refreshing drink. To make the garnish, cut a shamrock from a slice of cucumber 
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cucumber, honeydew, melon, Mojito
Servings: 6
Calories: 174kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring Cups/Spoons 
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • Blender
  • 10-ounce Glass Pitcher
  • High-Heat Scraper
  • Fine-Mesh Sieve Set
  • 2-Quart Saucepan
  • 10" Chef's Knife
  • 18 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board

Ingredients

HEAT

  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Grated, peeled, and seeded English cucumber, divided

PURÉE

  • 1 Honeydew melon, chopped (about 8 cups)

MUDDLE

  • cup Fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup White rum
  • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups Club soda

Instructions

  • Heat water, sugar, and ¼ cup cucumber in a saucepan over medium-high for the simple syrup until sugar dissolves. Off heat, stir remaining ¼ cup cucumber into syrup; let cool to room temperature, then strain and discard solids.
  • Purée melon in a blender; strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Reserve juice and discard solids.
  • Muddle mint in a pitcher with simple syrup until fragrant. Stir in melon juice, rum, and lime juice; chill. Just before serving, stir in club soda and serve over ice.

Notes

Per serving Calories: 174

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • % Daily Value *
  • Sodium 22mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Protein 1g 2%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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