Watermelon Daiquiri

Photo: Rachel Weill; Food Styling: Karen Shinto

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.

Yield: Serves 2
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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 188
  • Calories from fat: 1.4%
  • Protein: 1.2g
  • Fat: 0.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Sodium: 2.9mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


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


  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.
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