Watermelon Mint Mocktail

This light, crispy Watermelon Mint Mocktail is ideal for a summer’s day. With only a few simple ingredients, it is easy and refreshing!

Servings: 1


2 fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish

1 cup ice

¾ cup watermelon juice (see Tip)

1 fresh lemon

½ cup natural sparkling mineral water

1 small slice watermelon (for garnish)

1 strawberry (for garnish)


  1. Mash mint leaves in the bottom of a large cocktail glass with a small wooden spoon.
  2. Fill the glass one-third full of ice.
  3. Add watermelon juice.
  4. Slice one thin round slice from the lemon and set aside for garnish, then squeeze the juice from the remaining lemon into the glass.
  5. Top with sparkling water.
  6. Garnish with a watermelon slice, more mint leaves and a strawberry.


To make your own fresh watermelon juice:  puree 1½ cups cubed, seedless watermelon in a blender until smooth. Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, pressing with a spoon to release juices. Discard solids. Cover and refrigerate the juice for up to 4 days.

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