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Mojito Recipe
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The traditional Mojito is made with rum, which is both pleasant and mildly sweet. The version made with tequila is more tart and has a more distinctive alcohol taste, but is still refreshing.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 to 2 lime wedges
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 to 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2 ounces light rum
  • 1/2 cup club soda, chilled
  • Mint sprig and lime slice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 149 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.


  1. Squeeze lime wedge into a highball glass; drop lime into the glass. Add mint and confectioners' sugar; muddle. Add ice. Pour rum and club soda into glass; stir. Garnish as desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Tequila Mojito: Substitute silver tequila (such as Jose Cuervo Clasico) for the rum.
Originally published as Mojito in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2007

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"Awesome! And feel free to add extra mint!"

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