Keto Mojito

Enjoy this easy keto sugar-free Mojito whenever you’re in the mood for a cocktail! Lime, mint leaves, rum, carbonated water and a little Monkfruit makes this mojito so delicious and refreshing!

Keto Mojito poured in a glass tumbler

I’m not a big drinker, to say the least, but occasionally I like to wind down the day with an adult beverage. Because most wine and beer aren’t keto or low carb, I turn to cocktails made from spirits that I can customize.

Now you might be wondering what alcoholic beverages are keto low carb friendly?  

If you stick to pure spirits like vodka, rum, whiskey, tequila, brandy, and gin which all have zero carbs, you can rest assured.  

Mint and Lime being muddled to make keto mojito

Other alcoholic beverages such as wine, beer, and champagne all contain some amount of carbs and consuming them would be based on whether they fit into your own diet plan.  

Remember, everyone’s journey is their own and there is no right or wrong!

When sticking to spirits, many of you like myself probably don’t prefer drinking them straight, so I tend to make low-carb/keto versions of more traditional cocktails.   

During warm summer months, I tend to like refreshing beverages which is where my idea of creating an easy keto mojito came about.  

Keto Mojito in glass tumbler

I started with just the basics: rum, carbonated water, mint leaves, and limes. It was good but I thought it needed a little sweetness, so I added Monkfruit and let me tell you, I was blown away at how deliciously refreshing it was!

Not only is this keto mojito delicious, but it’s literally the easiest adult beverage to make!

Don’t worry if you don’t have a muddler, I’ve used the back of a wooden spatula and it works perfectly fine!

So next time you’re craving a refreshing and delicious cocktail, kick back with ht is this keto sugar-free mojito. You can thank me later!

White rum being poured to make keto mojito

The ingredients you would need for this recipe would be just Monkfruit and carbonated water.  We make our carbonated water with a SodaStream, but you can just use a store-bought one if you prefer. We also recommend the proper cocktail glassware.  You can pick all of these items up at Amazon.

Now, let’s get started!

Prepping Time 2M

Total Time 2M

Net Carb/Serv ~1g

Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 1 Slice Lime
  • 8-10 Mint Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Monkfruit
  • 6 fl oz Carbonated Water (we use SodaStream)
  • 2 Cubes of Ice
  • 1.5 fl oz White Rum

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Slice lime and set aside.

3) In glass cup/tumbler, add Monkfruit and 2 tbsp carbonated water.  Mix well until all the Monkfruit has dissolved (about 20-30 seconds) and then set aside.

4) In a new glass cup/tumbler, combine a slice of lime with mint leaves.  Muddle 5-6 six times until mints are mashed together with lime juice.  Note – don’t over muddle otherwise too much lime oil will make the mojito taste bitter.

5) Add ice, sweetened liquid from step 3), white rum and top off with carbonated water.   Give your keto mojito a quick mix before enjoying!

Hope you enjoy your low-carb Keto Mojito!

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Keto Mojito in a glass tumbler with slice of lime

 

Keto Mojito in a glass tumbler with slice of lime

 

Keto Mojito

Enjoy this easy keto sugar-free Mojito whenever you’re in the mood for a cocktail! Lime, mint leaves, rum, carbonated water and a little monkfruit makes this mojito so delicious and refreshing!
5 from 2 votes
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: easy keto mojito, keto cocktails, keto rum cocktails
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1
Print Recipe
Calories: 8kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Slice Lime
  • 8 Mint Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Monkfruit
  • 6 fl oz Carbonated Water we use SodaStream
  • 2 Cubes Ice
  • 1.5 fl oz White Rum

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Slice lime and set aside.
  • In glass cup/tumbler, add Monkfruit and 2 tbsp carbonated water. Mix well until all the Monkfruit has dissolved (about 20-30 seconds) and then set aside.
  • In a new glass cup/tumbler, combine a slice of lime with mint leaves. Muddle 5-6 six times until mints are mashed together with lime juice. Note - don't over muddle otherwise too much lime oil will make the mojito taste bitter.
  • Add ice, sweetened liquid from step 3), white rum and top off with carbonated water. Give your keto mojito a quick mix before enjoying!

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Nutrition

Calories: 8kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg

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