If a mojito had a love triangle with a grapefruit and some tequila, these grapefruit tejitos would be the outcome. This beverage is refreshingly balanced in flavor, offering both sweet, tart, and floral notes.
Total Time:5 minutes
6 large mint leaves
2 ounces tequila blanco
1 ounce Cointreau or another orange flavored liquor
1 ounce simple syrup
Juice of 1 lemon
Juice of 1/2 large grapefruit
Salt (for rimming glass)
Muddle mint in the bottom of a martini shaker.
Add tequila, Cointreau, simple syrup, and fruit juice.
Fill shaker up with ice and shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds or until ice has begun to dissolve.
Serve in a salt rimmed glass with additional ice, if desired.