Watermelon Mojito Cocktail or Mocktail

This Watermelon Mojito cocktail recipe takes full advantage of summer’s bountiful produce. Fresh watermelon and mint and a squeeze of lime are the perfect combination for this light and refreshing drink. Use rum for a traditional mojito, or substitute tequila. For a Whole30 mocktail, omit the alcohol – it’s still delicious!

A mojito is a traditional Cuban highball consisting of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. This version adds pureed watermelon and omits the sugar. It’s fresh, light and perfect for sipping on a summer evening as you grill steaks and enjoy a beautiful summer sunset.

This watermelon mojito cocktail recipe takes full advantage of summer's bountiful produce. Fresh watermelon and mint and a squeeze of lime are the perfect combination for this light and refreshing drink. Use rum for a traditional mojito, or substitute tequila. For a Whole30 mocktail, omit the alcohol - it's still delicious! | www.grownupdish

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This Watermelon Mojito cocktail recipe takes full advantage of summer's bountiful produce. Fresh watermelon and mint and a squeeze of lime are the perfect combination for this light and refreshing drink. Use rum for a traditional mojito, or substitute tequila. For a Whole30 mocktail, omit the alcohol - it's still delicious!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This watermelon mojito cocktail recipe takes full advantage of summer's bountiful produce. Fresh watermelon and mint and a squeeze of lime are the perfect combination for this light and refreshing drink. Use rum for a traditional mojito, or substitute tequila. For a Whole30 mocktail, omit the alcohol - it's still delicious! | www.grownupdish

Watermelon Mojito Cocktail or Mocktail


  • Author: jzmcbride
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Category: recipe
  • Method: cocktail
  • Cuisine: cocktail

Description

This watermelon mojito cocktail recipe takes full advantage of summer’s bountiful produce. Fresh watermelon and mint and a squeeze of lime are the perfect combination for this light and refreshing drink. Use rum for a traditional mojito, or substitute tequila. For a Whole30 mocktail, omit the alcohol – it’s still delicious!


Ingredients

  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 3 ounces white rum (or substitute tequila)
  • 4 – 6 fresh mint leaves
  • splash of soda water
  • ice

Instructions

  1. In a tall glass, muddle the mint leaves and lime juice.
  2. Puree watermelon in a food processor or blender, and then add to the glass.
  3. Add rum/tequila and stir to combine.
  4. Add ice cubes and top the glass with a splash of soda water.
  5. Garnish with additional watermelon, mint leaves or lime (if desired)

Notes

For a mocktail version, omit the alcohol.

You can puree the watermelon in advance and keep in the refrigerator for a couple of days.

Keywords: mojito, watermelon, watermelon cocktail, watermelon mojito, watermelon drink

 

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