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Watermelon Mojitos

Watermelon Mojitos
PREP TIME
10 min
YIELDS
6 servings

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Ingredients

30
large fresh mint leaves, coarsely torn by hand
3
- 4 thick slices fresh watermelon
12
oz light rum, such as Bacardi
½
cup simple syrup
6
Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice (3 limes)
Sprigs of mint and spears of watermelon, for serving
1
spears watermelon, for serving
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Directions

Step 1

Use a mortar and pestle to mash the mint leaves. Remove and discard the rind and seeds of the watermelon. Put the fruit into a food processor fitted with the steel blade and purée. Put the mashed mint into a large pitcher with 2 cups of puréed watermelon, the rum, simple syrup, and lime juice and stir to combine. Pour the mixture into a pitcher for serving.

Step 2

Place ice cubes in 6 glasses and pour the mojito mixture into the glasses. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint and spears of watermelon. Serve ice cold.

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