Summer Sipping: Watermelon Mojito

Watermelon Mojito

Try this fruity twist on the classic Cuban Mojito.

This perfectly pink concoction of sweet watermelon (especially great when you have tons in your fridge), rum and mint is a great way to celebrate summer.


2½ cups cubed watermelon, pureed in a blender
8 fresh mint leaves, torn
3 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tbsp sugar
2 oz light rum

Mint sprigs, for garnish
Lime slices, for garnish


Using 2 tall glasses, muddle torn mint leaves, lime juice and sugar. Add ice cubes and pour in pureed watermelon and rum. Stir and garnish with mint sprigs and lime slices.

Serves 2

Another way to toast the end of watermelon season? Try this juicy Watermelon Cooler.