This virgin mojito is a perfect beverage for any barbecue or picnics that you may be having with family and friends during the summer as you take a break from cramming for tests and having all-nighters. This ice-cold beverage is alcohol-free and extremely simple to make.

#SpoonTip: To make it even simpler, you can use Sprite or Ginger Ale instead of adding sugar and sparkling water. 

Simple 4-Ingredient Virgin Mojito

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:5 minutes
  • Servings:2
  • Easy


  • 2 limes
  • 20 mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 pint sparkling water or tonic water
  • 1/2 cup ice
Photo by Renee Chiu
  • Step 1

    Cut the limes in half and juice them into a pitcher.

    Photo by Renee Chiu
  • Step 2

    Add the sugar and mint leaves to the pitcher. Using the back of a wooden spoon muddle, or crush, the mint leaves to release all the oils and flavor.

    Photo by Renee Chiu
  • Step 3

    Pour in the sparkling or tonic water and add the ice. Mix well until everything is incorporated. Serve!

    Photo by Renee Chiu