Frozen watermelon virgin mojitos
SmartPoints® value per serving
6 hr 15 min
These frozen cocktails are a great way to use up leftover watermelon. Puree and freeze the melon in ice cube trays for a refreshing treat any time.
8½ cup(s), seedless, cubed
16 fl oz, lemon-lime, divided
Fresh lime juice
¾ cup(s), divided
2 tbsp(s), divided
3 tbsp(s), fresh, minced, divided
- In a blender, puree watermelon (you will end up with about 6 cups of puree).
- Pour 2 cups of puree into each of 2 standard-size ice cube trays (16 cubes each); freeze until solid (several hours or overnight). Reserve remaining 2 cups watermelon puree in refrigerator.
- When ready to make mojitos, place one tray of watermelon puree cubes, 1 cup refrigerated watermelon puree, 1 cup soda, 6 tablespoons lime juice and 1 tablespoon extract in blender; blend until smooth. Stir in 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh mint and pour into 4 glasses; garnish with additional fresh mint, if desired. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make 4 more mojitos.
- Yields about 1 cup per serving.
You’ll need about a 7 1/2 pound watermelon for this recipe.