Two steps and 10 minutes are all you need to make these traditional mojitos – a flavorful Cuban beverage.
tablespoons tightly packed fresh mint leaves
small lime, cut into 4 wedges
cup light rum
cups small ice cubes
cup club soda
Additional fresh mint leaves
In each of 2 highball glasses, muddle (crush together) about 1 tablespoon mint leaves with juice squeezed from 2 lime wedges. Add lime wedges to glasses; muddle. Stir 1/4 cup of the rum and 2 tablespoons sugar into each glass. Mix well to dissolve sugar. Add about 3/4 cup ice to each.
Pour 1/4 cup club soda into each glass; stir well. Garnish with mint.
As decoration, add either small or larger mint leaves to this flavorful drink .
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.