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Recipe Cocktail of watermelon with tequila blanco and mint

I love those sunny days in spring or summer, especially on weekends, because we go to the market to buy good cuts of meat and chicken, vegetables, sausages, cheeses and took out the grill, but not before calling him to my children and friends to share with them a good roast. For them, and while this list is the food I like to offer rich cocktails for refrescarles the palate, as this cocktail of watermelon with tequila blanco and mint that is perfect for times like these.

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 cups of seedless watermelon chunks
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup (I’ll give you the way to do this in the mode of preparation)
  • 2 lemons, cut into wedges (if they are green the better)
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries, fresh
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
  • 1 cup of tequila blanco (silver)
  • Crushed ice

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MODE OF PREPARATION

Licúen the watermelon in the blender until smooth. Go the juice into a bowl, pressing very well on the pulp and discard the solids.

For the simple syrup put half a cup of water to a boil in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Add a cup of sugar and shufe until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let cool very well and ready the syrup.

In a large pitcher add the simple syrup, lemons in slices, blueberries and mint with a mortar and pestle or a shovel, flatten slightly to get the juices of fruits. Add the jug of watermelon and tequila, biting back very well to mix everything and add a little water. Refrigerate for at least an hour. To serve, add ice into pieces and decorate with sprigs of mint.

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