Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay
Episode: Breakfast in Bed
Grapefruit Mojito
Total:
4 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
4 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • Two 2-inch pieces fresh ginger 
  • 2 to 3 strips red grapefruit zest, pith removed 
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, plus 2 sprigs for garnish 
  • 1 ruby red grapefruit, segmented 
  • 1 lime, chopped 
  • 1/4 cup best-quality white rum, very cold 
  • 1 split (quarter-bottle) sparkling rose wine, very cold 

Directions

Combine the sugar, 1 cup water, ginger and grapefruit zest in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and add most of the mint leaves. Let cool to room temperature, then chill for at least 4 hours and up to 24 hours.

Strain the simple syrup into a small bowl and discard the solids. Divide the grapefruit segments, lime pieces and the remaining mint leaves between two tall glasses. Add a few tablespoons of simple syrup to each and muddle. Fill the glasses with ice cubes; stir 2 tablespoons of the rum into each and fill with sparkling wine. Stir, garnish with mint sprigs and serve.

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Grapefruit "Mojito"

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Mojitos

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Mojito

Recipe courtesy of Paradise Cove Beach Cafe

Mojito

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Mojito

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Grapefruit Granita

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Grapefruit Kiss

Grapefruit Granita

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

On TV

Everyday Italian

10:30am | 9:30c

Everyday Italian

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

1:30pm | 12:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food 

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food 

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food 

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food 

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food 

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food 

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food 

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food 

9:30pm | 8:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food 

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food 

1:30am | 12:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c