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Mint Julep

Mint Julep
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Ingredients

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

Directions

  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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