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How to make a mint mojito

A fresh, minty mojito is the perfect summertime drink! Here’s a recipe so you can make it at home.

Mint Mojito

Classic mint mojito recipe

Serves 1


  • 1-1/2 ounces clear white rum
  • 10 whole mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 lime wedges
  • Splash of lime-flavored soda
  • Crushed ice

Special equipment:

  • Mixing glass
  • Muddler
  • Shaker tin
  • 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.

Per serving (minus splash of soda): 36g carbs; 1g fiber; 1g protein; trace fat; 0mg cholesterol; 6mg sodium; 229 calories

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