Mojito Perfecto


Trial and error pay off! Time-consuming mojito recipe, but so worth it.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 6 mint leaves

  • 4 teaspoons white sugar

  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges

  • 2 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers lemon-flavored rum

  • 1 cup ice cubes, or as needed

  • ½ cup carbonated water, or as needed


  1. Put 3 mint leaves and 2 teaspoons sugar into each of 2 glass tumblers; vigorously stir sugar and mint together, crushing mint with the back of a spoon to release oils.

  2. Add 3 lime wedges to each glass; again stir vigorously to release some lime juice.

  3. Pour 1 jigger rum into each glass, then fill glasses with ice cubes. Top with carbonated water; stir.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

139 Calories
0g Fat
12g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 139
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 36mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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