Classic Mojito

recipe
This Cuban cocktail is fast becoming a favorite in Puerto Rico; the mint and sugar go well with our traditional dishes. If you have access to Key limes, use those for the most authentic flavor.

Yield:

1 serving (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 234
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 27.2 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Calcium 7 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons sugar
15 fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup white rum
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup club soda, chilled
1/2 cup ice

Preparation

Place sugar and mint in a 2-cup glass measure; crush with a wooden spoon. Add rum and juice; stir until sugar dissolves. Just before serving, stir in club soda. Place ice in an 8-ounce glass; pour mint mixture over ice.

Note:

Maira Isabel Morales,

September 2004
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