Minty Watermelon Cucumber Margarita.
The flavors of the watermelon, cucumber and mint are really ones you cannot beat. Both watermelon and cucumber are super refreshing as is, but when you pair the sweet watermelon with the cucumber, it's kind of like a double punch of freshness + a kick of sweetness.
Servings: 2 Drinks
- 2-3 cups cubed watermelon
- 6 slices english cucumber skin removed, about half of the cucumber
- 4 ounces white agave tequila
- 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
- 2-3 tablespoon agave nectar or to taste
- 6-8 leaves fresh mint
- slices watermelon and fresh mint for serving
In a blender, combine the watermelon, cucumber, tequila. lime juice and agave. Blend until completely smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer.
Add the mint to the bottom of two glasses and muddle the mint using a muddler or the bottom of a rolling pin. Fill the glass with crushed ice and pour the watermelon mix over the ice. Gently stir to combine. Garnish each glass with a watermelon wedge and fresh mint leaf. DRINK!
To Make a Frozen Margarita
In a blender, combine the watermelon, cucumber, tequila, lime juice and agave. Blend until completely smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer. Return the juice to the blender and add 1 2/3 to 2 cups ice + the fresh mint. Blend until combined and slushy like. Divide between two glasses. Garnish each glass with a watermelon wedge and fresh mint leaf. DRINK!
Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 949mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 2820IU | Vitamin C: 47.7mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1.9mg