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White Tea and Muddled Basil Mojito

Fresh brewed white tea mixed with a splash of rum and honey, muddled with mint and basil, and topped off with sparkling water. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Calories: 110kcal


  • 2 white tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 limes
  • handful of fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • handful of fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish
  • ice cubes
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water


  • 1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small pot over high heat. Remove the pot from the heat. Add the tea bags, cover, and steep for 3 minutes. Discard the tea bags and stir in the honey. Let cool to room temperature. 
    2. Meanwhile, cut one lime into quarters. In each of two high ball glasses, muddle two lime wedges, half the mint, and half the basil. Squeeze the juice from the remaining lime into each glass. Add a few large ice cubes, 1 ounce rum, 1/4 cup brewed tea, and 1/4 cup sparkling water. Stir, then garnish with mint and basil sprigs. 


Reprinted with permission from Healthier Together by Liz Moody.


Calories: 110kcal