Fresh Mint Martini

I affectionately call this cocktail my vodka mojito. This is a perfect Summer cocktail. This one is calling your name, give it a try!

Fresh Mint Martini
Serves 1 (easily doubled)
Recipe from Food Network

Combine 1 or 2 slices cucumber, 4 or 5 mint leaves, 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1 teaspoon sugar in a shaker and crush with a muddler or spoon.  Add 3 ounces gin or vodka and fill with ice.  Cover and shake, then strain through a sieve into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
Enjoy!

55 thoughts on “Fresh Mint Martini

  1. Not sure about the sugar but trying it just as you suggest, except with Hendrick's Gin, which we usually drink with cucumbers but never thought of the mint, lime or sugar.

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