Mojito Perfecto

Mojito Perfecto

World Cuisine Latin American Caribbean

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

Servings per recipe: 2
Calories per serving: 139
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 5m


  • 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
  • 1/2 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. Add 3 lime wedges to each glass; again stir vigorously to release some lime juice. Pour 1 jigger rum into each glass. Fill glasses with ice cubes and top with carbonated water; stir.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 0.1g  
    Saturated Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 7mg  
Potassium 37mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 11.9g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Protein 0.2g  
Sugars 9g  
Vitamin A 19IU  
Vitamin C 10mg  
Calcium 17mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 0mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 4mg  
Folate 3mcg