To make the watermelon juice place the cubed watermelon into a high power blender. Blend on high for 30 seconds.
Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a clean bowl.
To make 1 cocktail add 2 mint sprigs along with 1 tbsp. maple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle with a muddler or wooden spoon for 30 seconds.
Next add in 1/2 cup of watermelon juice, 2 ounces tequila, 1 ounce lime juice and 1/2 cup of ice. Add the lid and shake for 1 minute.
Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with a mint sprig.
Recipe Courtesy of Megan Mitchell
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