Recipes and Entertaining

Dulcinea® Sunny Gold® Watermelon Basil Cocktail

Our new favorite culinary cocktail. Yum!

Ingredients

Makes one cocktail
  • 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • 1 cup Dulcinea® Sunny Gold® Mini Seedless Watermelon (approximately ¼ of the melon)
  • basil leaves
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1/2 oz Galliano

Directions

  1. Cut watermelon into cubes then blend until smooth texture (we used a magic bullet).
  2. Muddle 8-10 basil leaves with juice of ½ a lime and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker.
  3. Add the watermelon juice, tequila, Galliano and ice to the shaker; cover and shake vigorously for 15-20 seconds.
  4. Remove the shaker cover and strain the liquid pouring it into the cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish the cocktail with thinly sliced limes and extra basil leaves.