Watermelon Fresca

The hardest part of this specialty watermelon cocktail, created by Shawn Monnin of Coasterra in San Diego, is slicing the watermelon. This delicious three-ingredient watermelon drink combines sweet, fresh watermelon puree and tart fresh-squeezed limes. It’s the perfect complement to summertime cuisine. This watermelon tequila drink will be your new go-to happy hour cocktail on the coast or off.

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Yields1 Serving
 2 oz Azuñia Blanco or Reposado Organic Tequila
 3 oz seedless watermelon chunks
 0.50 oz Triple Sec
 0.50 oz pomegranate syrup(1:1)
 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
 2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
 Sea salt for rim (optional)
1

Puree the watermelon in a food processor until smooth.

2

Strain, yielding approximately 1.5 oz of juice.

3

Combine all ingredients in a shaker.

4

Shake.

5

Dump into a glass rimmed with salt.

NOTES:

Glass:Margarita or Rocks

:

Garnish:Watermelon Slices

 

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Ingredients

 2 oz Azuñia Blanco or Reposado Organic Tequila
 3 oz seedless watermelon chunks
 0.50 oz Triple Sec
 0.50 oz pomegranate syrup(1:1)
 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
 2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
 Sea salt for rim (optional)

Directions

1

Puree the watermelon in a food processor until smooth.

2

Strain, yielding approximately 1.5 oz of juice.

3

Combine all ingredients in a shaker.

4

Shake.

5

Dump into a glass rimmed with salt.

Watermelon Fresca