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Green Summer Refresher

Make this Tonight - "Seaside Scallops with a Salad and a Sweet"

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  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1/2 ounce (15 ml) Simple Syrup
  • 1 ounce (30 ml) melon flavored liqueur
  • 1 ounce (30 ml) vodka
  • 1/2 ounce (15 ml) fresh lime juice
  • Club soda
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish


  1. To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Remove from the heat and cool completely.
  4. This will keep in the refrigerator for 1 month.
  5. Add the mint leaves and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker.
  6. Using a cocktail muddler or wooden spoon, gently mash the mint a few times to release the juices.
  7. Add the melon flavored liqueur, vodka, lime juice, and ice and shake well.
  8. Strain into a tall glass filled with fresh ice and top with club soda.
  9. Garnish with a mint sprig.