A fresh, minty Mojito is the perfect summertime drink! Here's a recipe so you can make it at home.
1 1/2 ounces clear white rum
10 whole mint leaves
2 tablespoons sugar
6 lime wedges
Splash of lime-flavored soda
mixing glass, shaker tin, muddler and strainer
Fill mixing glass half-way with crushed ice. Add rum, mint leaves and sugar. Muddle until mint leaves are crushed to pea-sized bits and sugar is dissolved.
Squeeze lime wedges and drop into glass. Cover with shaker tin and shake vigorously.
Strain into a glass filled with ice, top with a splash of soda and garnish with a mint sprig. Serves one.
Per serving (minus splash of soda): 36g carbs; 1g fiber; 1g protein; trace fat; 0mg cholesterol; 6mg sodium; 229 calories