Mojitos are light and refreshing - add pomegranate juice and arils, and you've got a festive party concoction.

Redrum Mojito

This is a great treat for Halloween or anytime you want to add some color to your festivities!

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

1/4 c. Malibu Rum (this is a vegan rum – some other brands contain honey)

2 T. fresh lime juice

2 tsp. organic cane sugar

8 large fresh mint leaves (plus extra for garnish)

1 T. pomegranate juice

2 T. pomegranate arils

4 T. club soda

ice

Directions

  1.  In a shaker or other container, mix lime juice, sugar and mint leaves.  Muddle by pressing with the end of a wooden spoon to release the flavor of the leaves and fully incorporate the ingredients.
  2. Add rum and stir.
  3. Pour through a strainer into ice-filed glass.
  4. Add club soda, pomegranate juice, and arils to the glass.
  5. Add fresh mint and slice of lime for garnish.
  6. Serve immediately

Makes 1 glass.