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Slushy Watermelon Mojitos

Photo: Lee Harrelson / Styling: Virginia Cravens
Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
The classic Cuban mojito cocktail is the inspiration for this ruby-hued watermelon version. Be sure to keep the limeade frozen so the beverage will be slushy.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups cubed seeded watermelon
  • 1 cup sparkling water, chilled
  • 3/4 cup white rum
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 (6-ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate, undiluted
  • Mint sprigs (optional)
  • Lime slices (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 119
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 0.7 g
  • carbohydrate 17.5 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange watermelon in a single layer on a baking sheet; freeze 2 hours or until completely frozen.

  2. Combine frozen watermelon, sparkling water, rum, mint, and limeade in a blender; process until smooth. Garnish with mint sprigs and lime slices, if desired. Serve immediately.