Watermelon Mojito

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Nothing beats a slice of watermelon on a hot summer day. The Watermelon Mojito pairs the goodness of watermelon with the refreshing taste of mint.

Preparation Time:10 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients
1/2 small seedless watermelon, cut into chunks
1 bunch mint, tough stems removed, 6 sprigs reserved for serving
1 tablespoon superfine sugar
1 lime, cut into wedges
1 1/4 cups white rum

Method
In a blender, in batches, puree watermelon. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a liquid-measuring cup, pressing on solids to extract as much liquid as possible (about 3 cups); discard solids
In a large container, combine mint, sugar, and lime. With the back of a wooden spoon, crush mint and lime until sugar is dissolved. Add watermelon juice and rum, fill container with ice, and stir to combine. Serve over more ice with mint sprigs.

Categories
#Cocktail
#Beverage
#Watermelon
 
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