Easy Watermelon Mojito (Mocktail or Cocktail)

1 serving
5 min

If you love a classic mojito, then you will absolutely LOVE this easy refreshing Watermelon Mojito. This vibrant summer drink has a sweet yet subtle melon flavor that pairs perfectly with the mint and lime of a traditional mojito. This can be a mocktail or if you’d like to make this an alcoholic cocktail, white rum can easily be added in!

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why we love this watermelon mojito

It’s summer, it’s hot out, and let’s be real…we all want a yummy cold drink in our hand. If you have some excess watermelon in your fridge, then you need to make the mocktail asap! This watermelon mojito is quick, refreshing, and super easy to make.

With juicy watermelon, tart lime juice, fresh mint, and sparkling seltzer…what’s not to love?

muddle the mint

The next steps are pretty much the same as a traditional mojito. You’ll muddle the fresh mint leaves with the sugar and the lime juice in the bottom of your glass.

If you don’t have a muddler, you can use the back of a wooden spoon to do this.

serving the watermelon mojito

Next, add in the lime seltzer (and white rum if you’d like this to be a cocktail).

Be sure to leave about 1-2 inches of room at the top of the glass.

Pour in the blended watermelon (about 2-3 tbsp per glass) and top off the cocktail with crushed ice. You can also garnish this easy watermelon mojito mocktail with some more mint leaves!

tips & tricks

Can this watermelon mojito be made with alcohol?

Yes! You can definitely add white rum to this recipe. Make the rest of the recipe according to the instructions.

What white rum is vegan?

Barnivore is a great resource to find vegan-friendly alcohol. Here is a list of all the vegan-friendly white rums on their site.

How many servings does this recipe make?

This recipe makes 1 serving, although it can easily be doubled!

Easy Watermelon Mojito (Mocktail or Cocktail)
Recipe details
  • 1  serving
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 5 min
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Watermelon Puree
  • 1/2 cup fresh cubed ripe watermelon, see notes
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
Mojito Ingredients
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 4-6 oz lime seltzer
  • Crushed Ice
  • 1 shot of white rum

Blend the fresh watermelon with 1 tbsp agave. Set aside.
Muddle 6-8 mint leaves with the sugar and the lime juice in the bottom of your glass.
Add in the lime seltzer (and rum if using), making sure to leave 1-2 inches of room at the top of the glass.
Pour in the blended watermelon and agave mixture (about 2-3 tbsp per glass) and top off with crushed ice.
  • For the best taste, ensure that the watermelon is ripe and sweet.
  • If your watermelon isn't sweet, add more agave to the blended mixture to taste.
  • If you don't have a muddler, you can use the back of a wooden spoon to muddle the mint leaves.
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