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Watermelon Margarita

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Matt Armato

A little bit of muddling goes a long way in this fresh, minty take on a watermelon Margarita.

Ingredients

  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1/2 ounce light agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce watermelon juice
  • Garnish: mint sprig
  • Garnish: watermelon slice

Steps

  1. Add the mint leaves and agave into a shaker and gently muddle.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients plus ice and shake until well-chilled.

  3. Double-strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

  4. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig and a watermelon slice.