Frozen Strawberry Lime Mojito Slushies

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Looking for the perfect, refreshing, anytime-of-year party drink? This recipe calls for refreshing mint, sweet strawberries, tart lime, and 7UP. #7Waysto7UP

As far as parties go around here, I think we’re pretty top-notch! No party here is complete without party snacks, party laser lights, and party drinks. My husband makes top-notch drinks – with alcohol or without – and will wrap anything in bacon!

Let’s talk about drinks, though. We are mojito people around here. Cassidy likes mojitos with rum, and I don’t, but somehow we have a recipe that is so versatile that it can be enjoyed by everyone – regardless of having rum or not. One of the key ingredients is 7UP – and it’s the perfect way to share good times at parties, celebrations, events, or even just a night-in by mixing up our normal routine. Our frozen slushie drink can be enjoyed during the warm months that I love so much:

And during the cold winter months, when you need a drink that is both soothing and energizing all at once!

Snow day drink! What I love is that the mint is refreshing, the strawberries are sweet, the lime is tart, and the 7UP is the perfect, versatile complement to our mixed drinks. It provides more flavor and tastes sensational which makes this a wonderful anytime drink. Whether you use 7UP in a fun cocktail or mocktail, a fruity or citrus punch, or even in baking or marinade food recipes, I’ve found incredible uses for it in every form. What I LOVE is my creative mixed drink – Strawberry Mojito Slushies.

Recipe Time:

Frozen Strawberry Lime Mojito Slushies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 3 servings

Serving Size: 1 mojito glass

Frozen Strawberry Lime Mojito Slushies

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup 7UP 2L
  2. 6-12 mint leaves
  3. 2 Tbsp sugar
  4. 1 lime juiced
  5. Lime wedges for garnish
  6. 4 cups ice
  7. 1 cup fresh strawberries
  8. 4 ounces rum of choice (1/2 cup) *Optional

Instructions

  • 1. Muddle the mint leaves, sugar, and juiced lime with a handful of ice
  • 2. Add this mixture with the 7UP, (optional) rum, strawberries, and the rest of the ice to blender
  • 3. Blend until smooth

Notes

This perfect, refreshing mojito can be made as a mocktail or with rum - and is equally good each way. The fresh mint, sweet strawberries, and tart lime are soothing, while the 7UP provides a perfect lemon/lime twist.

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Easy, right? I don’t know what it is about the drink, but the color, taste, and texture make me happy. I’m proud to serve this drink at any party or social gathering at my house, and also happy to bring the ingredients to a party elsewhere.

I first introduced this drink at a party over the holidays.

It was the first time in EIGHT years that we had made it to one of their “famous” parties. Maybe I should say infamous, because they generally end with my dad blasting AC/DC as loud as it can possibly get – until it doesn’t sound like music anymore – and then the generation above me (and below) rocks themselves to sleep. It rocks, so to speak, and I’m happy to say that after all this time, my parents still party like the best of them! After the party we went to a friend’s wedding in PA.

holiday party

Back to the party, though! It was our first holiday party of quite a few this December and I was in charge of beverages. I LOVE being in charge of beverages. Then I can go and charm my parents and their friends with these beauties:

LOOK: a real snowflake landed on one!

I buy my 7UP right in my town at Stop & Shop. You can also get it at Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle.

Check out recipe ideas and inspiration from 7UP here.

Make sure to check out Savory Magazine in the “New Flavors” edition until March 30th to save $1.00 when you buy two 7UP 2-Liter bottles! What ways do you use the versatile and wonderful 7UP? I’d love to hear them in the comments! #7Waysto7UP

About Tamara

Tamara is a professional photographer at http://tamaracamera.com/, a mama of two, a writer/blogger at http://tamaracamerablog.com and a nearly professional cookie taster. She has been known to be all four of those things at all hours of the day and night. She is a very proud contributor to the book, The Mother Of All Meltdowns. http://themotherofallmeltdowns.com. After two cross country moves, due to her intense Bi-Coastal Disorder, she lives with her husband, daughter and son in glorious western Massachusetts.

Comments

Frozen Strawberry Lime Mojito Slushies — 32 Comments

  1. I’m not big on mojitos but my husband is, but I am so loving Cassidy’s style. Who doesn’t love anything wrapped in bacon? I am going to have to give one of those mojitos a try with the rum and get back to you.

    • That’s like Cassidy. It’s his drink of choice, where I can generally think of others I want. Then you add strawberries and suddenly I’m excited!

  2. I love mojitos and I love the twist that you have added. The slushy idea is simply amazing and I am thinking that why didn’t I come up with this before? Thank you for sharing this wonderful idea.

  3. Such a coincidence! I was just thinking of strawberry drinks earlier today. Seems to be that great minds think alike. I could SO use a mojito at the moment – thanks for this recipe. Very happy (and coincidental!) that I stumbled upon it.

  4. I love me a cold fruity drink on a warm day. This recipe looks so easy to make. I will have to try this – I honestly never thought of adding 7up to a mojito. Yummy! I am ready for summer!

  5. wow, I am huge, huge fan of mojitos. That said, I never thought of using 7 up to make them. You did a fab job of showcasing them, so mouthwatering that I am going to try them for an upcoming brunch. and I agree everything tastes better with bacon.

  6. YUM! This looks so good! I am a huge mojito fan… but I always forget about them when I sit down to order a cocktail at a bar. Thanks for the reminder (and also the recipe so I can make this bad boy at home 🙂

    Aww, you kids look amazing all dressed up! Hope you had a great time at the Trey show!

    XOXO

  7. My mouth watered throughout this entire post! YUM! Always looking for a tasty summer drink to mix up in my Vitamix. Will be pinning this for later. And anything wrapped in bacon is good in my book. Thanks for the tasty post and inspiration!

    Lindsay
    FollowYourDetour.com

  8. I LOVE that you made this virgin! I don’t drink alcohol and I tell you what, I haven’t found many recipes where removing the alcohol ruined the drink overall. I’m in love with this.

  9. I think you do parties top notch for sure! That snow picture, brrr. Come visit, it’s 70 here today 🙂 7UP in all of it’s forms is pretty much the best thing ever!

  10. It has been ages since I have drank a 7Up. However, this recipe encourages me to go get some ASAP just so I can give these slushies a try. They look so delicious by the way.

  11. I’ve never had a mojito but it looks yummy. A long time ago I would make virgin Pina colads all the time. But it’s been years since I made one.

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