North Carolina
Watermelon Association

Watermelon Mojito

Tired of the same ol' same ol'? Adding watermelon to your mojito will add a bit of adventure, taste, and refreshment. It also is just really pretty!


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INGREDIENTS

  • 30 mint leaves
  • 1 large lime the juice and some pulp is needed
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups ice
  • 4 fluid ounces white rum
  • 1/2 cup liquified fresh watermelon
  • 1/2 cup club soda
  • serving diced watermelon (optional)
  • serving mint leaves and small slices of watermelon

INSTRUCTIONS

Place mint leaves, the lime juice and pulp, and the sugar in a medium pitcher. Use a muddler to crush the mint and blend the juice and sugar. Add the ice, rum, watermelon juice, and club soda. Stir, taste, and add more sugar or lime to taste. Add a few diced watermelon if desired and garnish each glass with mint and a thin slice of watermelon.