Melon Baller

Renée G.

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@ReneeCooks

In honor of National Watermelon Day.


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Ingredients

12 cups seedless watermelon chunks
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves
white rum, gin, tequila or vodka (whatever floats your boat)
ice cubes (or frozen watermelon chunks)
mixture of ½ sugar and ½ salt to rim the glasses (optional)
slices of lime for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a blender, working in batches, puree the watermelon, lime juice and mint until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a large pitcher. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
2
Ready to serve: Moisten rim of glasses with a wedge of lime and turn upside down in shallow dish of sugar/salt mixture.
3
Add ice cubes to glass and 1½ oz. liquor of your choice. Fill with watermelon juice mixture from refrigerator.
4
Saluté!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American