Watermelon and Mint Lush

Summer days can get scorching hot so cool off with this quenching cocktail! Haply Eating!


preparation Time
5 mins

cook Time
0 mins


4 per serving


  • 30 30 fresh mint leaves, torn by hand
  • 3 cup seedless watermelon, diced
  • 12 MSR 3 vodka
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • mint leaves to garnish
  • pink sugar for garnish



Use a mortar and pestle to mash the mint leaves. Remove and discard the rind and seeds of the watermelon. Put the fruit into a food processor fitted with the steel blade and puree. Put the mashed mint into a large pitcher with 2 cups of pureed watermelon, vodka, simple syrup, and lime juice and stir to combine. Serve in sugar-rimmed glasses with mint and watermelon. (Would prefer pink straws or white and pink straws for visual appearance.)

recipe by

Kari K.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.

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