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Welcome, welcome the first day of spring!!

GUAVA FRESCA WITH MINT AND GINGER

guava fresca

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves and stems

1 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, thinly sliced

4 cups guava nectar

seltzer, chilled

tequila

Combine sugar, mint, ginger, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Let cool completely. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.

Stir together mint syrup and guava juice in a pitcher, chill.

Fill glass with 1/3 cup guava mixture, top with seltzer and add a shot of tequila.

Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

www.marthastewart.com/cook

 

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