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Who doesn't love Pineapple? And Mojito's! In today's recipe we combine the two for one fabulous sangria. Cheers! 🍷
Pineapple Mojito Sangria
- 3 medium limes, thinly sliced
- Small bunch peppermint, leaves stripped (about 30 peppermint leaves)
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1 small fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1 to 2-inch chunks (about 2 cups diced)
- 750 ml bottle white wine (Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio)
- 1/2 cup white rum
- 3/4 cup pineapple juice
- 4 cups lemon lime soda
- Additional peppermint leaves and pineapple wedges for garnish
- In a heavy pitcher, muddle* together the lime slices, peppermint leaves, and sugar.
- Add the pineapple, then pour the wine, rum, and pineapple juice over the top.
- Cover and place in the refrigerator for 4 – 5 hours.
- Remove from refrigerator and add the lemon lime soda. Add ice and a few chunks of the pineapple to your glass and pour sangria over.
- Garnish with additional mint leaves and pineapple wedge if desired. Serve & enjoy!
* When mixing cocktails, herbs and/or fruit are often mashed or ground -- muddled -- with sugar in the bottom of a glass before adding the liquid ingredients to intensify their flavors. You can muddle with a spoon or a pestle-like tool called a muddler.
Recipe & Image Courtesy: Kitchen Treaty