Raspberry Mojito



1/2 cup raspberry puree

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

1 lime, sliced in wedges

4 ounces white rum

4 ounces chilled club soda

Raspberry Puree, makes 2 cups

½ cup raspberries

1 1/2 cups water

3/4 cup sugar

pinch of kosher salt

ice cubes

mint leaves and fresh raspberries for garnish


For the Raspberry Puree:

In a small pan, add the Raspberries, water, sugar and salt. Cook for 3-5 minutes until thickened. Add to the jar of a blender and puree until smooth. Chill. (You can strain the seeds if desired).

For the Mojito:

In the bottom of a heavy drinking glass, combine the mint and lime wedges, using a muddler to smash them all together and release some of the mint. Add ice cubes, the raspberry puree, rum and club soda and stir to combine. Serve immediately.