Arugula Mojito

Recipe courtesy Matthew Biancaniello, Extra Virgin, 2011
Show: Extra Virgin Episode: Bees and Booze Housewarming Party
TOTAL TIME: 5 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 1 drink
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

HONEY SYRUP:
  • 3 parts honey
  • 1 part hot water
    MOJITO:
    • 1/2 cup wild arugula
    • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
    • 2 ounces gin, such as Hendrick's
    • Ice
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    Directions

    For the syrup: Add the honey to the hot water and stir to dissolve. Chill before using.

    For the mojito: Muddle the arugula, lime juice and 3/4 ounce honey syrup together. Add the gin. Shake and strain over ice. Serve in a rocks glass.

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