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Watermelon tequila mojito

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Summer fruit cocktails

Take advantage of seasonal fruit for happy hour. Sweet watermelon makes a refreshing tequila mojito.

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Summer fruit cocktails

Take advantage of seasonal fruit for happy hour. Sweet watermelon makes a refreshing tequila mojito.

Watermelon tequila mojito

This twist on a mojito uses tequila instead of rum. You'll want to make a big batch of these fruity mojitos for your next fiesta. Cheers!

Watermelon tequila mojito recipe

Adapted from Antojitos: Festive and Flavorful Mexican Appetizers

Yields 1

Ingredients:

  • About 1/2 cup cubed seedless watermelon
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1/2 lime, cut into three wedges
  • 2-3 teaspoons sugar, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons white or silver tequila
  • Ice
  • Splash of lemon-lime soda or sparkling water
  • Mint sprig and slice of lime for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  1. In a blender or food processor, puree watermelon until completely smooth. Reserve.
  2. In a glass, muddle the mint, lime wedges and sugar.
  3. Add the tequila and stir well to combine. Add watermelon juice and fill glass with ice. Top with soda or sparkling water.
  4. Garnish with a slice of lime and mint leaves, if desired.

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