Fresh Watermelon Margaritas

Fresh Watermelon Margaritas - The Vegan Rhino

If you’re 21+ I have the perfect drink for you to make! Margaritas are usually a crowd favorite but when you add fresh watermelon juice to the mixture, it gets a whole lot better. Whether you want this on the rocks or blended into a frozen drink, you’ll enjoy these all summer long (or anytime!).

Fresh Watermelon Margaritas - The Vegan Rhino

Yield 6

Ingredients

1 large watermelon, roughly 12 cups juice

1/2 cup lime juice

6 Tbsp. organic cane sugar

7 oz. tequila of choice

4 oz. grand marnier or triple sec

2 cups crushed ice

Kosher salt or sugar, to rim glass

Directions

  1. In a blender, add the sliced watermelon and blend until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh strainer and add 4 cups watermelon juice to a large pitcher with lime juice, sugar, tequila, triple sec, and crushed ice. Stir to combine.
  2. Serve in a glass with ice and sugar rim. Garnish with mint.

Chef’s tip: Blend the watermelon and make the juice the night before. You can infuse the juice with mint leaves.