Watermelon Mojito Smash

Watermelon Mojito Smash Recipe
Oxmoor House
This tangy summer drink provides the sweetness of watermelon with the pungent flavor of fresh lime juice. Serve with mint sprigs, if desired.

Yield:

Serves 2 (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 147
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Calcium 13 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
2 (5-inch) mint sprigs
2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 large limes)
Ice cubes
1 cup lime-flavored sparkling water, chilled
Mint sprigs (optional)
Lime slices (optional)

Preparation

1. Combine 1/2 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in 2 (5-inch) mint sprigs. Cover and steep 15 minutes. Remove and discard mint. Cool mint syrup completely.

2. Place watermelon in a blender; process until smooth. Strain watermelon mixture through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Stir in mint syrup and lime juice.

3. Fill each of 2 glasses with ice cubes. Pour 3/4 cup watermelon mixture and 1/2 cup sparkling water over ice in each glass. Garnish with additional mint sprigs and lime slices, if desired.

Note:

Cooking Light Chill

May 2013
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