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Category: Drinks

Thrilling chiller

Thrilling chiller
Los Angeles Times

Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger's downtown restaurant Ciudad is not far from The Times, and it's a favorite of Times Food section staffers. We all love this signature drink, which is also served at the partners' sister restaurant, Border ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 4
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 packed cup mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup sugar, or more to taste
  • 16 ounces (2 cups) club soda
  • 4 mint sprigs
  • 4 lime wedges

Step 1Blend the lime juice and mint in a blender until the mint is finely chopped. Remove from the blender and stir in the sugar.

Step 2Add ice to a tall 12-ounce glass. Add one-quarter cup lime-mint mixture and one-half cup club soda to each glass. Stir to combine. Garnish with fresh mint and a lime wedge.

Each serving:
82 calories; 0 protein; 22 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 25 mg. sodium.
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