Watermelon Plata Tequila Cocktail

Total Time:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
1 hr

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 cups seedless watermelon chunks
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup*
  • 2 limes, cut into chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
  • 1 cup plata (silver) tequila
  • Crushed ice
Directions

Puree the watermelon in a food processor until smooth. Strain the juice into a bowl pressing on the pulp, then discard the solids.

Put the simple syrup, lime chunks, berries and mint in a pitcher and muddle until the berries are slightly crushed. Add the tequila and watermelon juice and stir to combine. Refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Serve over crushed ice, garnished with mint sprigs.

*Put a 1/2 cup of water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Whisk in the sugar and cook until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let cool.


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