WATERMELON COCKTAIL

It's National Watermelon Day! If you're in search of the perfect end of summer cocktail, you've come to the right place. So grab a bottle of tequila (or vodka), a watermelon of course and get to it!

Xx
Landyn


WHAT YOU'LL NEED


  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 8 cups of seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1/4 cup of fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/4 cups blanco tequila (would be just as good with vodka)
  • Ice
  • Mint leaves (optional garnish or can be muddled with ice before you add watermelon juice)
  • Lime wedges as garnish 
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WHAT TO DO


1. In a blender, puree watermelon and water until smooth.

2. Strain watermelon juice, pressing gently on pulp to get as much juice as possible. Toss the pulp.

3. Pour lime juice into a pitcher. Add watermelon juice and tequila. Add ice and stir.

4. Add garnish with small watermelon slices and lime wedge. Serve cold. Makes 8 glasses