Watermelon Mojito Recipe

Try out this delicious, refreshing watermelon mojito recipe from Pick n Pay


Ingredients

  • 6 cups (1.5L) pressed watermelon chunks
  • 1 bunch mint, tough stems removed, 6 sprigs reserved for serving
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) castor sugar
  • 3 limes, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup (250ml) Havana Club Rum

For serving:

  • 2 cups (500ml) watermelon chunks, cubed
  • Fresh berries and extra mint for setting in ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Make ice cubes the night before –  pour water into ice trays and fill with sliced berries and watermelon and mint. Freeze overnight.
  2. Pour watermelon into a blender in batches and puree into juice.
  3. Pour watermelon juice through a fine-mesh sieve into a liquid-measuring cup, pressing on solids to extract as much liquid as possible.
  4. In a large container, combine mint, sugar, and lime. With the back of a wooden spoon, crush mint and lime until sugar is dissolved and oils from the citrus peel have released.
  5. Add watermelon juice and rum, fill container with ice, and stir to combine.
  6. Serve over more fruit frozen ice, watermelon chunks, lime and mint sprigs.
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