Fresh Mint Mojito Cocktail

Fresh Mint Mojito Cocktail

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From:, May 2018

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.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 1½ ounces white rum
  • ¼ cup packed mint leaves (about 15), plus a sprig for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons superfine sugar (see Tip)
  • ½ lime, cut into 4 pieces
  • ¼ cup club soda
  • 1 cup crushed ice (from 2 cups ice cubes)


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  1. 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.
  • 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 information

  • Serving size: ½ cup without ice
  • Per serving: 138 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 10 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 27 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 5 g added sugars; 941 IU vitamin A; 13 mg vitamin C; 56 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 8 mg sodium; 140 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (22% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 alcohol equivalent, ½ other carbohydrate

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