Updated: Jun 29
ARE YOU IN SEARCH OF A DELICIOUS AND FUN LOW-CARB KETO-FRIENDLY COCKTAIL DRINK RECIPE? THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A GOOD COCKTAIL THAT PUTS YOU IN THE MOOD AND HELPS YOU UNWIND AFTER A HARD DAY.
THIS KETO RASPBERRY MOJITO RECIPE MAKES THE TASTIEST LOW-CARB COCKTAIL FOR SUMMER! IT'S PERFECTLY REFRESHING AND KETO-FRIENDLY. THIS EASY, GUILT-FREE COCKTAIL RECIPE USES RASPBERRY, LIME, AND MINT TO CREATE A FLAVORFUL, REFRESHING DRINK. THIS RECIPE IS AN IDEA FOR THOSE FOLLOWING A LOW-CARB, KETO, ATKINS, BANTING, OR GLUTEN-FREE DIET.
Since being on this Keto diet for a month and a HALF NOW, I’m always looking for ways to remix my favorite cocktail to be Keto Friendly. If you are part of the Keto diet, I know you will enjoy this refreshing beverage.
WHAT IS A MOJITO?!
MOJITO IS A TRADITIONAL CUBAN COCKTAIL THAT COMBINES FIVE INGREDIENTS: WHITE RUM, LIME JUICE, SUGAR, SODA WATER, AND MINT. THE MIXTURE OF FLAVORS HAS MADE THE MOJITO A POPULAR SUMMERTIME DRINK.
WHAT INGREDIENTS DO YOU NEED TO MAKE RASPBERRY MOJITO?
For the Simple Syrup:
Sugar (for keto Friendly ’m using truvia natural Sweet)
Simple syrup is the key to a good mojito, Liquid sugar syrup easily dissolves into the cocktail instead of sinking to the bottom like granulated sugar.
For the Raspberry Mojito:
A base mojito can be changed by adding different type of fresh fruits to the muddle step, if you can make a classic mojito, you can make any mojito.
Here are a few ideas for you for adding different fruits
2-3 Slice Kiwi (peeled)
¼ Cup frozen Fresh Blueberries
HOW TO MAKE RASPBERRY MOJITO?
1. Prepare your simple syrup by combining 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water and bringing it to a boil.
2. Stir to let the sugar dissolve and remove from heat. Let syrup cool.
3. In a sturdy glass, add mint leaves, raspberries, lime juice, rum, and simple syrup.
4. With a wooden spoon or muddler, muddle to extract juices from mint leaves and raspberries.
5. Add ice to the glass and top with soda water.
6. Garnish with more fresh raspberries, mint leaves, or lime slices.
Erythritol is a sugar alcohol and another popular low-carb sweetener that can be used in baking.
Stevia is made from the Stevia leaf; I like to use both the granulated and powdered version of this in my recipes.
Monk Fruit extract is made from Monk fruit, and this is another excellent alternative that is low on the glycemic index.
Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)
Net carbs Protein Fat Calories
0.8 g 0.2 g 0.1 g 8 kcal
0.7 g 0.4 g 0.1 g 7 kcal
Lime juice, fresh
1.9 g 0.1 g 0 g 6 kcal
Erythritol (natural low-carb sweetener)
0.5 g 0 g 0 g 2 kcal
Rum, distilled alcoholic beverage (~40% vol)
0 g 0 g 0 g 128 kcal
0 g 0 g 0 g 0 kcal
0 g 0 g 0 g 0 kcal
Total per serving
3.9 g 0.9 g 0.3 g 151 kcal
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