When you're standing at your grill and making one of your favorite new dishes from the Mamás Latinas Ultimate Grill Guide, don't you get thirsty? I know I do! But as much as I enjoy my margarita and sangria, sometimes I want something a little bit lighter.

If I'm eating a big, juicy burger that's full of deliciousness and calories, occasionally I opt for a cocktail that's low in calories but still retain ALL of their flavor. These 5 Latin low-cal cocktails are absolutely perfect for any summer fiesta. Almost all of them are under 200 calories so go ahead and indulge!

Read more ¿Qué más? The Mamás Latinas Ultimate Latin BBQ Grilling Guide (RECIPES)

What are your favorite summer cocktails? Are you going to try one of these delicious low-cal versions? Share with us in the comments below!

5 Latin low-calorie summer cocktails

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Mangojito (197 calories)

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon fresh mint, plus more for garnish, 1 tablespoon agave nectar, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 2 ounces mango nectar (such as Looza), 1½ ounces white rum, 1 cup ice, Club soda, Mango slice for garish

Directions: Muddle the mint leaves with the agave nectar in a cocktail shaker. Add the lime and mango juices, rum, and ice. Cover and shake well. Strain the mojito into a tall glass, and fill with club soda. Garnish with mint and a slice of ripe mango, if desired. 

Recipe courtesy of Health.com.

About the author

Irina Gonzalez is a Staff Writer for MamásLatinas. She loves pop culture, social media, photography and, above all, discovering new places. She's also a foodie eating healthy and learning to enjoy exercise.

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