Summer Watermelon Cocktail (No Sugar Added)
Enjoy this refreshingly sweet, no sugar-added watermelon cocktail. Much of the calories here come from the alcohol. Only 20 calories come from the other ingredients. Watermelon is a wonderful sweet summer fruit to use as a natural sweetener. Make a large pitcher and invite your friends over!
1.5 oz (45 ml) white rum
1 oz (30 ml) fresh watermelon juice (blend watermelon in a blender, no need to strain)
0.5 oz (15 ml or 1/2 a lime) lime juice
2 oz club soda
5 fresh mint leaves
1. Muddle mint leaves in a tall glass or shaker
2. Add rum, watermelon juice, lime juice and 4-5 ice cubes.
3. Cover glass or shaker and shake vigorously.
4. Pour the beverage over ice and top it off with club soda. Optional: decorate the side of the glass with a watermelon wedge and a fresh mint sprig.
Note: 1 standard shot glass is 1.5 oz or 45 ml
Nutrition Information: 123 calories I 7 g carb I 4 g sugar I 0 g fat I 0 g protein