Mojito Marinated Watermelon Slices

watermelon mojito slices

Here’s a super recipe for summer entertaining.  It’s a cocktail bite that be served as an appetizer or dessert.  A cool and refreshing treat for the warm weather with a little kick for adult gatherings.  I always have at least one watermelon on hand for weekend parties.  This will be a real surprise for friends and family that visit our beach house.  I’m betting it will be a hit this summer!

Mojito Marinated Watermelon Slices

Serves: 15

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Slice the watermelon into 1 inch thick slices. Place in a shallow baking pan.
  2. In a bowl, mix the mint, sugar and juice of two limes and muddle together (if you don’t have a muddler you can use a mortar and pestle or the bottom of a glass).
  3. Add in the rum.
  4. Pour the mojito mixture over the watermelon slices and let soak in the fridge for at least two hours. You can transfer the dish to the freezer for an additional hour to get extra cold before serving.
  5. Before serving, top the watermelon with sliced fruit.
  6. Drizzle any additional liquid over the top of the slices.

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