Blueberry Mojito

Yield: 2 mojitos

Recipe Note: If you do not feel like pureeing your blueberries, just add them to the shaker and smash them with your muddler. It’s faster, just not as pretty of an end result.

blueberry-mojitoIngredients:

1 cup fresh blueberries, plus extra for garnish

4 oz clear rum

10 fresh mint leaves

2 teaspoons sugar

juice of 2 limes

6 oz club soda

ice

Directions:

In a food processor or blender, puree blueberries until smooth. Set aside.

Add mint leaves and sugar to a cocktail shaker. Use a muddler (or the end of a wooden spoon) to muddle the mint and sugar. Add the lime juice, rum and pureed blueberries: shake vigorously.

Pour ice and club soda into two tall glasses and then pour in rum mixture. Gently stir. Garnish with a lime wedge, extra blueberries and a sprig of mint. Serve immediately.

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