1 small ripe peach, peeled, pitted, and chopped (about 1/2 cup)
3 small lime wedges
10 fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 cup ice cubes
1 1/2 ounce (3 tablespoons) rum
1 ounce (2 tablespoons) club soda
Fresh mint sprig
In a cocktail shaker combine peach, two of the lime wedges, the mint leaves, and sugar. Use a muddler, pestle, or the handle of a wooden spoon to mash the mixture together until lime juice is extracted and mint leaves are bruised. Add ice and rum. Cover and shake well. Pour into an 8-ounce glass. Top with soda. Garnish with mint sprig and the remaining lime wedge. Serve with a cocktail straw.
Nonalcoholic Fresh Peach Mojito:Prepare as directed, except omit the rum and add an additional 1-1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) club soda.
Per serving for Nonalcoholic Fresh Peach Mojito: 70 calories, 1 g protein, 18 g carb., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 7% Vitamin A, 22% Vitamin C, 21 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 2% iron
Exchanges: 1 fruit
Carb Choice: 1
*Sugar Substitutes:Choose from Splenda Granular, Equal Spoonful or packets, or Sweet'N Low bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar.
PER SERVING WITH SUGAR SUBSTITUTES for Alcoholic Version: 145 calories, 1 g protein, 13 g carb., 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 7% Vitamin A, 22% Vitamin C, 13 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 2% iron
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 fat
Carb Choice: 1
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 167, Fat, total (g) 0, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 18, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 15, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 340.13, vit. C (mg) 12.99, Thiamin (mg) 0.03, Riboflavin (mg) 0.04, Niacin (mg) 0.79, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.04, Folate (µg) 8.06, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 13, Potassium (mg) 219, calcium (mg) 20.19, iron (mg) 0.36, Fruit () 1, Fat () 2, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet