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watermelon basil cocktail

Watermelon Basil Cocktail

  • Author: Debbie


  • 4 cups cubed (seedless watermelon or remove all seeds)
  • 2 cups fruity white wine such as Pinot Grigio
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup loosely packed basil leaves
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • watermelon wedges or chunks for garnish (optional)


  1. Place watermelon, wine, Triple Sec and lime juice in a blender? process until smooth.
  2. Add basil and blend until leaves are just minced (if blended too long, drink will have green hue).
  3. Chill for 3 hours in refrigerator
  4. Wash and chill 4 quart size ball mason jars
  5. Divide ice cubes among the four jars?
  6. Add about 1­1/4 cups of watermelon­-basil mixture to each glass.
  7. Cut a crosswise slit in the center of each watermelon wedge? place a wedge onto the rim of each glass. or skewer several watermelon chunks on a pick.
  8. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Adult Beverages
  • Cuisine: Southern