How To Include Non-Mojito Drinkers on National Mojito Day

Mojito Day is almost here. July 11th is an opportunity to upsell your customers with a quick change to the menu. Here’s one way to put your own twist on the classic mojito and include those who don’t usually opt for sweet-bitter cocktails.

Mutti Tomato Mojito 

  • 2 ounces Mutti Cherry Tomato Vodka (recipe below) 
  • 1 can Mutti® Cherry Tomatoes
  • Vodka ½ ounce Basil Simple Syrup (recipe below)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 lime wedges 
  • 1 cherry tomato (Mutti or fresh)
  • 1 ½ oz. club soda

Instructions:

Muddle 1 cherry tomato (Mutti or fresh), 2 wedges of lime, and ½ ounce of Basil Simple Syrup. Add 2 ounces of the Mutti Cherry Tomato Vodka, and shake with ice until combined. Top with 1 ½ oz club soda, and garnish with a wedge of lime, cherry tomato and/or basil leaf.

  • Cherry Tomato Vodka: Drain 1 can of Mutti® Cherry Tomatoes and pour the tomatoes into a 1 quart (32oz) mason jar. Fill the rest of the jar up with vodka and let it sit for ~ a week.
  • Basil Simple Syrup: In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil. Add 1 cup sugar and stir until dissolved. Add 1 cup of fresh basil leaves, cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes and then let cool. Once cool, remove the basil leaves and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
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