Minted Watermelon Cocktail

August 26, 2009
Minted Watermelon Cocktail


Author Notes: I was eating watermelon the other day and it dawned on me to make a cocktail based on the way I like to eat watermelon, with salt, or something salty. the mint just gives it a ldepth of freshness.talmany

Makes: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pureed watermelon
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 12 sprigs mint
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt

Directions

  1. Puree watermelon and strain
  2. In a cocktail shaker with ice, shake puree, vodka, and 8 mint sprigs till very cold.
  3. Wet the rim of four glasses and dip glass onto a salt covered plate
  4. Divide beverage amongst glasses
  5. Garnish with mint sprig and enjoy

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