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Watermelon Daiquiri

Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 10 mins
Yield Serves 2
A bright, summery, and not-too-sweet spin on the classic lime daquiri, made with plenty of lime juice and only a touch of sugar.


  • 2 cups chopped watermelon
  • 6 tablespoons light rum
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Pinch of lime zest
  • 2 small watermelon slices

Nutrition Information

  • calories 188
  • caloriesfromfat 1.4 %
  • protein 1.2 g
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 20 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • sodium 2.9 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Purée watermelon in a food processor, then strain into a small bowl. Pour into a large ice-filled cocktail shaker and add rum, sugar, lime juice, and zest. Cover, shake, and strain into 2 small tumblers. Garnish with watermelon slices.