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Watermelon Tequila Spritzer

  • Author: Elizabeth Van Lierde
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 cocktails 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Blended

Description

A fruity, sweet and light spritzer made with fresh watermelon juice, tequila and sparkling water. Perfect for a hot summer day when you’re craving something flavorful and effervescent. 


Ingredients

Scale

2 ½ cups fresh watermelon chunks

4 ounces fresh lime juice

8 ounces tequila

4 ounces cointreau or triple sec

4 tsp agave nectar or simple syrup

Sparkling water, like topo chico, club soda or Betty Buzz work great

Ice

Watermelon chunks, for garnish

Lime wedge, for garnish

Tajin, optinal


Instructions

  1. Blend watermelon: Add watermelon chunks, fresh lime juice, tequila, cointreau and agave nectar to a blender. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until mixture is smooth.
  2. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve and serve over ice. Divide drinks between 2-4 tall glasses. Top remaining glass with sparkling water.
  3. Garnish with fresh watermelon chunks (optional dipped in tajin) and lime wedges. 

Keywords: watermelon, tequila, spritzer