This recipe makes 1 servings with 1161 calories, 2g of protein, and 1g of fat each. This recipe covers 10% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, fodmap friendly, and vegan diet. Head to the store and pick up garnish: of lime and sprig of mint, lime, seltzer water, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.
Make the peppermint extract: chop mint and place in a sealable jar. Cover with vodka. Close jar and shake, then leave in a sunny window for two or three days. Strain through a coffee filter and store in a small bottle. It will be dark amber brown in color.
Heat 1/2 cup water with 1/2 cup sugar in a small saucepan.
Cut zest off lime with a vegetable peeler, add to syrup. Quarter lime, squeezing the juice into the syrup and then add the juiced, pulpy lime pieces to the pan. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain and store in a small jar or bottle in the refrigerator.
Make the cocktail: Fill a tumbler with crushed ice.
Add cachaça, bitter lime syrup, and peppermint extract. Stir gently.
Pour in the soda, stir gently to mix.
Garnish with lime slice and one sprig of mint.