Cooling, juicy watermelon is a delicious addition to a mint mojito cocktail. To make a watermelon mojito, start by muddling seedless watermelon chunks with a handful of fresh mint leaves and some sugar. Top with light rum, fresh lime juice and club soda. Sip and enjoy the taste of summer.
Watermelon Mojito Cocktail Recipe
1/4 cup chopped seedless fresh watermelon
6 fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
1 ounce light rum such as Bacardi
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
2 ounces club soda or sparkling water, chilled
Garnish: lime wedges, additional watermelon chunks and mint leaves
Add watermelon, mint and sugar to a heavy-bottomed glass and gently break up with a muddler or spoon (watermelon will release juices). Add rum and lime juice. Fill glass with ice. Top with club soda; stir gently. Garnish with lime wedges, additional watermelon chunks and mint leaves.