Gooseberry mojito can be safely rolled up for the winter in jars or cooked in the summer. It turns out such a drink is very refreshing and tasty. For its preparation, it is worth using gooseberries of any variety, it just must not be overripe and not green. Mint can be used fresh or dried.
If the drink rolls up for the winter, it should be stored in a cool place; a cellar or pantry is ideal for this. In order for the jars to “stand” perfectly all winter, you should first pour boiling water over the berries. After that, after 15 minutes, the water should be drained into a ladle or pan, add sugar. Bring the water to a boil a second time, pour it into a jar with all the ingredients, and only then roll it up with a special key with a metal lid.
Mojito is combined with any sweet pastry, be it cookies or some kind of pie. In winter, such a drink reminds of summer, and in summer it quenches thirst very well, and even saturates the body with all useful vitamins.
For a 1 liter jar:
- Gooseberries of any variety – 200 g.
- Fresh mint – 1 sprig.
- Purified water – 900 ml.
- Lemon – 1 circle.
- Sugar – 100 g.
How to cook:
1. Wash a 1 liter glass jar with a sponge and soda or dish detergent. Rinse the jar thoroughly with clean water. Then put it in the microwave for a minute. Wash the gooseberries, tear off the tails. Put the berries on the bottom of the jar, send a sprig of mint there.
2. Wash the lemon. Cut it in half. Cut off 1 circle carefully. Send it to a jar of gooseberries.
3. Bring water to a boil. Pour it into a jar in a thin stream.
4. Cover it with a lid on top and leave for 15 minutes. After that, drain the marinade into a ladle or pan. Add sugar. Its amount can be reduced if you do not like too sweet drinks.
5. Bring sweet syrup to a boil, pour it into a jar. Now cover it with a metal lid and screw it tightly with a seaming key.
Here is such a gooseberry mojito turned out! Cook with pleasure!
Enjoy your meal!