Slushy Watermelon Mojitos

Slushy Watermelon Mojitos Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson / Styling: Virginia Cravens
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.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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

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)

Preparation

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

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.

August 2004
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