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Mint Julep

Mint Julep
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  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (about 16), plus 2 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 ounces bourbon
  • crushed ice


  1. In a mint julep cup or thick glass, muddle the mint leaves and sugar with 1 teaspoon water until the sugar is dissolved, 1 minute. Pack the glass with crushed ice and top with the bourbon. Serve garnished with the mint sprigs.
By May, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 210
  • Fat 0g
  • Sat Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 3mg
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Calcium 17mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Ice-cube trays
Before mixing the drink, chill your glass by filling with ice and very cold water. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.