The perfect refreshing and easy summertime drink.
1 small watermelon, seedless
Juice of 1/2 a lime
2 tbsp simple syrup, optional
4 mint leaves, plus more to serve
Sparkling water, champagne or Prosecco to serve
Lime wedges and watermelon pieces to serve
To begin, peel and dice the watermelon into cubes and transfer them to a high-powered blender along with the lime juice, simple syrup (if using) and mint leaves. Blend the mixture until smooth. Strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer and set it aside. Mixture makes about 2 cups of juice after straining.
To make s single drink, add ice, lime slices and watermelon pieces to a glass. Pour about 1/2 a cup of watermelon juice into the glass and top it off with sparkling water, champagne or Prosecco. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.
Keywords: Watermelon spritzers