Watermelon-Mint Coolers

To turn this drink into a mojito-style cocktail, add 2 cups of white rum to the watermelon mixture. Top with club soda before serving. Work in batches to fill a larger party-size container

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.

Reviews (0)

4.5 by 7 people

Rate This!

  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 4 oz plus 4 ounces ginger ale
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Microwave: 2 mins
  • Chill: Up to 8 hrs

Watermelon-Mint Coolers

Directions

  1. In a blender container place watermelon; puree until smooth. In a small heatproof bowl, use a wooden spoon to mash mint leaves and 1/4 cup of the sugar; add 1/4 cup of the water. Microwave on high until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer mint leaves to blender, leaving sugar in bowl. Blend until chopped.
  2. To bowl of sugar mixture add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water. Microwave until sugar dissolves into a syrup, 1 to 2 minutes. Cover and chill.
  3. To serve, strain watermelon mixture into an ice-filled pitcher or jar. Stir in syrup, lime juice, and bitters. Divide watermelon mixture among ice-filled glasses; top with ginger ale. garnish with mint sprigs.

From the Test Kitchen

Alcoholic version:

Add 2 cups white rum with the mint before chilling for 8 hours. Add club soda or sparkling water in place of ginger ale.

Nutrition analysis per serving: 212 calories, 1 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 19 g total sugar, 11% Vitamin A, 21% Vitamin C, 28 mg sodium, 2% calcium, 4% iron

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.

Nutrition Facts (Watermelon-Mint Coolers)

  • Per serving:
  • 125 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 12 mg sodium,
  • 32 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 29 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Recipe Collections

Related Categories

rate this recipe!
add review

Reviews (0)

7 Ratings

Similar Recipes

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

Add My Photo close
Uh oh! Unexpected error. Please try later.
Rate & Review
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px
Add My Photo

Your Rating

Your Review

4000 Characters Remaining
Uh oh! Unexpected error. Please try later.
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px
Change Photo

Your Rating

Your Review

4000 Characters Remaining
Uh oh! Unexpected error. Please try later.

Your Rating

Your Review

4000 Characters Remaining
No one has shared their photo yet.
close