"Watermelons are oddly in season until November in New Orleans, so cheers to climate change!"
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
2 cups|475 ml light rum
½ cup|125 ml mint or basil
½ seedless watermelon
pineapple juice, to top
- Muddle a handful of fresh mint or basil in hot water, let steep until room temperature and strain. Makes an "herbal tea."
- Peel the cucumber and watermelon, cut into chunks. Add into blender, purée, and strain through a wire mesh strainer. This should produce 6 cups|1420 ml of liquid.
- Add rum and "herb tea" to cucumber-watermelon liquid. Sweeten to taste with pineapple juice.
- Blend with ice in small batches to reach desired slushy consistency.
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