Recipe courtesy of Richard Ingraham

Tequila Mojitos

Gabrielle Union got this refreshing cocktail recipe from Miami-based chef Richard Ingraham (@chefrli).
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min (includes infusing time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
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1/4 cup simple syrup, slightly warm but off the heat

1 small bunch fresh mint, stems removed, plus a few sprigs for garnish

1 cup tequila blanco

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, plus 1 lime sliced into wedges


  1. Add half the mint leaves to the simple syrup. Set aside to infuse, 10 to 30 minutes.
  2. Add the tequila to a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Add the simple syrup, lime juice and the remaining mint leaves. Cover and shake well.
  3. Fill 2 to 4 glasses with ice. Squeeze a lime wedge into each glass and run it around the rim. Add the squeezed lime wedge to each glass and strain in the cocktail mixture. Add a mint sprig to each drink. Serve and enjoy!