Watermelon Mojito

July 31, 2013

Author Notes: The perfect cocktail on a hot summer day. For step-by-step photos, go to: http://www.icancookthat.org/2013/07/watermelon-mojito.htmlI Can Cook That

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 4-5 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 3 ounces watermelon puree
  • mint mojito seltzer (such as Polar Seltzer)
  • ice cubes, to taste
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. To puree the watermelon, cut the meat of the watermelon from the rind. Roughly chop and throw into a blender.
  2. Blend until pureed. You might need to add a bit of water to the blender to get everything going.
  3. Pour the puree through a fine mesh sieve using a spoon to push it through.
  4. To make the mojitos, add the mint leaves and lime juice to a mixing glass.
  5. Muddle the mint and lime juice together (if you don’t have a muddler, you can use a spoon).
  6. Add the agave and rum and stir to combine.
  7. Add 4-6 ice cubes and the watermelon puree and shake to combine.
  8. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice.
  9. Fill with the Mint Mojito Seltzer.
  10. Garnish with mint (optional).

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