RECIPES

Gooseberry Pomegranate Mojito

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 (Pritikin Longetvity Center +Spa)

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Chef Anthony Stewart from Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa is introducing this beautifully dark and rich mojito. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ripe gooseberries (soak in 1 cup warm water for 5 minutes)
  • 1 pomegranate (cut into half; scoop out seeds and brew in ½ cup hot water)
  • 2 tablespoons ginger juice
  • 2 sprigs fresh black mint
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces Appleton Gold Rum
  • ¼ cup crushed ice

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Blend gooseberries until smooth (if the skin is still hard, strain after blending).

Step 2:

  • Whisk pomegranate to maximize the flavor in the water and strain.

Step 3:

  • Muddle the mint, lime and ginger juice in an 8 ounce hi ball glass.

Step 4:

  • Add rum and crushed ice.

Step 5:

  • Combine gooseberry and pomegranate juice and pour into glass.

Step 6:

  • Stir and serve with a straw.

Chef’s Note:

  • To customize this recipe to your personal taste, use vodka instead of rum, or no alcohol at all.