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Watermelon Agua Fresca

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 2

The ultimate combination for summertime refreshment is this sparkling combination of sweet watermelon, earthy basil and smooth rum. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups watermelon juice
1/4
cup rum or vodka
1/4
cup agave nectar or honey
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
4-6 shredded fresh basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
Ice
Watermelon wedges, if desired
Fresh basil sprigs, if desired

Steps

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    In cocktail shaker add watermelon juice, rum, agave nectar, lemon juice, basil, salt and ice. Shake until mixed and chilled. Pour through strainer into 2 glasses filled with ice. Garnish each glass with watermelon wedge and sprig of basil.

Expert Tips

  • To make fresh watermelon juice, cut seeded watermelon from rind into chunks. In food processor, place watermelon. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until watermelon is pureed. Press through strainer, discarding any pulp.
  • If desired, you can substitute simple syrup for the agave nectar or honey.

Nutrition Information

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