Watermelon Cherry Mojito

Full of sweet watermelon, fresh mint and a dash of cherry flavour, this pretty pink refresher is perfect for your next summer cocktail party or just a lazy, sunny afternoon.

Ingredients

3 fresh mint sprigs 3
1/4 cup watermelon purée 50 mL
1 tsp cherry flavoured syrup or grenadine 5 mL
3 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 45 mL
1/4 cup light rum 50 mL
2 tbsp chilled sparkling water or club soda 30 mL
  Sugar cane stirrer and lime wedge for garnish, if desired  

Directions

Place mint in a tall glass and using the back of a wooden spoon, muddle to release oil. Add watermelon purée, cherry syrup, lime juice and rum. Stir well. Add ice and top with sparkling water or club soda. Garnish with a sugar cane stirrer and lime wedge if desired and serve immediately.

Serves 1.

Per serving : about 170 cal, 1 g pro, 0 g fat, 12 g carb, 1 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 10 mg sodium. %RDI : 2% calcium, 4% iron, 8% vit A, 25% vit C.

Source: www.watermelon.org.

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