The Mojito

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1 teaspoon sugar

2 to 3 fresh mint leaves


2 ounces fresh lemon juice

2 ounces fresh lime juice

Pulp from 1/2 lime

1-ounce rum


Special equipment:
  1. Add sugar, mint leaves and a touch of soda to a highball glass. Using a muddler, crush the mint leaves and blend the mixture. Add the juices, lime pulp and fill with ice. Add rum and top the glass with soda.
  2. Serving suggestion: Garnish with a mint leaf and a straw. Encourage guests to stir their drinks with their straws to capture all the sweetness at the bottom of the glass.