Watermelon Mojito, adapted from The Barefoot Contessa "How Easy is That?"
10-15 mint leaves, torn in pieces, plus more for garnish
2 cups watermelon
6 ounces light rum
4 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons sugar
- In each glass, muddle half the mint leaves with 1 teaspoon of sugar. Let sit.
- Meanwhile, in a blender, puree the watermelon - either leave it pulpy or strain.
- Add a few ice cubes to each glass.
- Pour 2 tablespoons of lime juice in each glass, then top with the rum and the watermelon juice mixture.
- Stir and sip.