This recipe for Watermelon Mojito is a perfect cocktail for the summertime.
- 4 large mint leaves
- 1/2 lime
- 1 tablespoon superfine sugar
- 4 ounces seedless watermelon, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 3/4 cup), plus a small wedge for garnish
- 2 ounces white rum
- 1/2 cup ice cubes
In a heavy large glass, combine mint, lime, and sugar. Using a muddler, mash together mint and lime until sugar is dissolved. Add watermelon, and muddle until broken down. Stir in rum and ice cubes. Pour into an 8-ounce serving glass and garnish with a watermelon wedge. Serve immediately.