Cachaça is a clear liquor made from a Brazilian sugar cane. It is a favorite in Brazil and tastes similar to light rum.
small limes, quartered
to 3 oz cachaça or light rum
Place 1 quartered lime in each of 4 lowball glasses. Using a wooden spoon or muddler, crush limes.
Add 2 tablespoons sugar to each glass; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add cachaça; top each glass with ice.
It is traditional in Brazil to serve this drink with feijoada (a stew with sliced meat and black beans) and a rice dish.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.