To me, nothing screams summer like thirst-quenching tropical drinks and grilled foods… “So why not to combine two of my faves into one?” I thought. 🙂 A super-refreshing and tasty Sparkling Pineapple Mint Juice garnished with Grilled Pineapple was exactly what I prepared and enjoyed with my family recently. We loved it so much that I had to share it with you. Folks, this is more than a drink… It’s a drink with eats! 🙂
The combination of pineapple…
…and mint is not new.
In Brazilian cuisine, it is commonly used in teas, popsicles and ice cream, beverages and alcoholic drinks, and the list goes on and on. In fact, I used this pineapple-mint combo of flavors as an inspiration for our beverage for today.
The difference is, I used sparkling water instead of regular water, and garnished our drink with grilled pineapple…
… these few simple touches created a delicious summer drink with a creative presentation. You can have our sparkling pineapple mint juice as it is, or transform it into a cocktail drink by adding a bit of cachaça, white rum, vodka, or white wine. If you are not a fan of sparkling water, you can use regular water instead– as we do in Brazil. It’s really up to you.
Our sparkling pineapple mint juice is great for parties, get-togethers, BBQ’s, and other casual events… or just to enjoy for no reason at all! It’s something to drink and nibble on all at once.
Make it, enjoy, and have an awesome summer!