Thirsting for a slushy beverage without the alcohol? The sweetness of two vibrant summer fruits blends with the distinctive tastes of mint and lime for this beautiful and refreshing drink.
Fresh Strawberry Watermelon Mojito Mocktail
Look for fruit at its peak of freshness, not overly ripe or mealy.
Yields 2-4 servings
2 cups watermelon (seedless), chopped
1/2 cup fresh strawberries, chopped
8 mint leaves, cut into thin strips
2 limes (1 for juice, and 1 reserved for garnish)
1 tablespoon raw honey
1 1/2 cups ice
1 cup water (optional)
Garnish (per serving)
1/4 lime wedge
1 sprig of mint
1 whole strawberry
1 wedge watermelon
Place watermelon, strawberries, mint leaves, the juice of 1 lime and honey in a bar tumbler and muddle (crush) ingredients until fruit and mint are minced and well-blended. Add ice, and garnish with lime wedge, sprig of mint, strawberry and watermelon. Add water to thin, as desired.