Oh how I love Independence Day. We get grilled foods, sweets, and red, white, and blue themed cakes. There is the off-chance you’ll lose a limb. Someone may get too tipsy and fall into a giant bowl of potato salad. You know, THE FREAKING FOURTH!
I still don’t want my arse to spread, or lose speed due to slovenliness, because I drank a bit too much. This is why I am constantly coming up with new, lower cal cocktails. This next one is a REAL HUMDINGER.
The 125 calorie watermelon mintarita.
125 calorie frozen watermelon mintarita
Prep Time: 2 minutes if syrup is made ahe
Keywords: blender beverage July 4th Super Bowl birthday American Mexican
- 1/2 cup frozen watermelon
- 1 T mint simple syrup (recipe below)
- 1 oz silver tequila
- juice of half of one lime
- zest of half of one lime
for the simple syrup
- one cup sugar
- one cup water
- large handful fresh mint
blend together and serve in a salt rimmed glass with a mint sprig.
for the syrup
In a small saucepan on high, combine all ingredients until sugar dissolves and syrup smells of mint. Take of heat and let cool.
Rad, White, and Blue.