Watermelon Mojitos

23 Jul


Juice of 1/2 lime
8 to 10 sprigs fresh mint
4 to 5 chunks fresh watermelon, chilled
1 ounce simple syrup, chilled
1 1/2 to 2 ounces lite rum
Club soda

Pour or squeeze lime juice into the bottom of a highball. Add mint leaves. Muddle mint and lime juice for a few seconds. Add watermelon and muddle again. Add simple syrup. Fill glass to the top with ice. Add rum and finish with a squeeze of lime. Garnish with mint and a lime wedge. With a straw or teaspoon, gently stir ingredients in the bottom of the glass and serve.

The above recipe comes from our friends at DELTA magazine. It is published in Cleveland, MS — in the heart of the magical Mississippi Delta. We invite you to learn more at www.deltamagazine.com.

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