A light, refreshing, low-calorie cocktail made with fresh watermelon, lime, and mint. Omit the rum for a kid-friendly version!
- 1/2 sm. seedless watermelon cut into chunks
- 1 bunch mint tough stems removed, 6 sprigs reserved for garnish
- 1 T. superfine sugar
- 1 lime cut into wedges
- 1 1/4 c. white rum
- In a blender, in batches, puree watermelon. Pour through a fine mesh sieve into a liquid measuring cup, pressing on the solids to extract as much liquid as possible (about 3 cups), discard solids.
- In a large container, combine mint, sugar and lime. With the back of a wooden spoon, crush mint and lime until sugar is dissolved. Add watermelon juice and rum, fill container with ice and stir to combine. Serve in glasses over more ice with mint sprigs.