Watermelon Mint Mimosa

9th September 2016

Ingredients (8-10 mimosas):

    For the watermelon juice:

    • 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes
    • Juice from 2-3 limes
    • Sugar or simple syrup to taste (optional, if you like it sweeter)
    • Large bunch of mint

    For the mimosa:

    • Watermelon juice (above)
    • Champagne or sparkling wine
    • Mint & watermelon (for garnish)
    1. Blend watermelon, lime juice, and sugar or simple syrup (if using) and puree until smooth. Using a fine mesh strainer, strain to remove solids. Transfer to pitcher. Rub some of the mint leaves between your fingers to release oils and submerge in the watermelon mixture. Place in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.
    2. To make mimosas: Remove mint from the mixture. Pour a little bit in a Champagne flute (about 1/3 of the glass) and top with Champagne. Garnish with sprig of mint and a small watermelon slice.


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