Green Monster

  • Serves

    serves 4-6


Floral, tropical passion fruit juice pairs with white rum and cool mint in this vibrant drink based on a Costa Rican cocktail. Try it with highly spiced foods like Panamanian garlic chicken.


  • 14 cup sugar
  • 4 cups passion fruit juice
  • 1 12 cups white rum
  • 13 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 12 cups mint leaves
  • Thin-sliced lime wheels, for garnish


Step 1

Boil sugar with 1⁄4 cup water in a 1-qt. saucepan until sugar is dissolved; let simple syrup cool and transfer to a blender. Add passion fruit juice, rum, lime juice, and mint leaves; purée until smooth. Strain into a pitcher, garnish with sliced limes. Serve chilled.

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