Tex-Mex Mojito

Mojitos are actually a Cuban invention, made of fresh mint, rum, and sugar. Using tequila instead of rum gives this fresh drink a Tex-Mex twist.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 6 Tbsp. tequila
  • 3 drops bitters
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 1 cup crushed ice

Directions

  • In cocktail shaker, place mint leaves and sugar. Using a muddler or the back of a spoon, crush the leaves, using the sugar to help crush. Blend in lime juice, tequila, and bitters and mix well.
  • Stir in club soda. Strain into 2 highball glasses filled with crushed ice, garnish with more fresh mint, and serve.