Fresh mint and zesty lime combine to create a flavor base for this classic rum cocktail. We use superfine sugar to ensure it all dissolves for the smoothest refreshing mojito.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, May 2018

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place rum, mint, sugar and lime in a 1-cup measuring cup. Muddle all the ingredients with a muddler or the handle end of a wooden spoon until the sugar has dissolved, the mint is well bruised and the lime has released its juice. Pour into a glass, stir in club soda and then add crushed ice. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig, if desired.

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Tips

Tip: Superfine sugar is sugar that dissolves instantly. It is available in the baking section of most supermarkets, but if you can't find it, process regular granulated sugar in a food processor or blender until very finely ground.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 10.4g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 5.5g; fat 0.2g; saturated fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 941.1IU 19% DV; vitamin c 12.8mg 21% DV; folate 26.6mcg 7% DV; calcium 56.5mg 6% DV; iron 3mg 16% DV; magnesium 16.4mg 6% DV; potassium 139.5mg 4% DV; sodium 8mg; thiaminmg 3% DV; added sugar 5g.