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
Recommended: Fresh Basil Recipes
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 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
  • GARNISH:
  • Mint sprig and lime slice

Directions

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

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 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
  • GARNISH:
  • Mint sprig and lime slice
  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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marcia0505 User ID: 3758096 68771
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

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

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