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.

Recipe Information

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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars13g
Protein0g