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Place mint leaves and 1 lime wedge into a sturdy glass. Use a muddler to crush the mint and lime to release the mint oils and lime juice. Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar, and muddle again to release the lime juice. Do not strain the mixture. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice. Pour the rum over the ice, and fill the glass with carbonated water. Stir, taste, and add more sugar if desired. Garnish with the remaining lime wedge.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Drinking time: 40 minutes

The Mojito


  • Aperitif
  • Expert Level
  • 4 Portions
  • 15 Minutes

Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball.
Traditionally, a mojito is a cocktail that consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime juice, soda water, and mint.

The Mojito


  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 3 leaves mint
  • 2 ounces rum — white rum
  • club soda
  • old-fashioned glass

The Mojito

Nutrition facts:

  • Calories 39
  • Carbohydrates1 g (.6%)
  • Fat3 g (7%)
  • Protein55 g (111%)
  • Saturated Fat1 g (2%)
  • Sodium923 mg (38%)
  • Polyunsaturated Fat.9 g
  • Fiber.4 g (1%)
  • Monounsaturated Fat1 g
  • Cholesterol2 mg (1%)


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Mojito recipe


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There are several theories behind the origin of the name mojito: one such theory holds that name relates to mojo, a Cuban seasoning made from lime and used to flavour dishes. Another theory is that the name Mojito is simply a derivative of mojadito (Spanish for “a little wet”), the diminutive of mojado (“wet”).

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Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. Historically, people secured food through two methods: hunting and gathering and agriculture. Today, the majority of the food energy required by the ever increasing population of the world is supplied by the food industry.


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