Monday, July 13, 2009

Watermelon Mojito

from the Food Network

  • 4 lime wedges
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon minted simple syrup
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons watermelon puree
  • 3 ounces light rum
  • Splash club soda or ginger ale
  • Watermelon wedge or mint leaves, for garnish

    Optional: Rim the glass with a mixture of equal parts sugar, salt and pepper
    Muddle limes, mint and syrup in a bar mixing shaker. Add ice and then watermelon puree and light rum. Shake vigorously. Pour into a highball or Collins glass, top with club soda or ginger ale. Garnish with a wedge of watermelon and fresh mint.

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