Active Time
Total Time
30 MIN
Serves : Makes 12 drinks

In this refreshing cocktail,Prosecco adds a lively spritz to a light,watermelon-forward margarita.If you happen to have a juicer on hand,you can certainly use it here.Slideshow:More Watermelon Drinks

How to Make It

Step 1

In a small saucepan,combine the water and sugar and bring just to a boil,stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved.Transfer the simple syrup to 
a heatproof bowl and let cool.

Step 2

In a food processor or blender,puree the watermelon in batches until smooth.Strain the puree into a large bowl or pitcher.Stir in the simple syrup,tequila,lime slices,3 mint sprigs and 1/2 cup of water.

Step 3

To serve,pour the watermelon agua fresca into ice-filled glasses,leaving 1 inch at the top.Top off the drinks with Prosecco and garnish with mint leaves.

Make Ahead

The strained watermelon juice can be refrigerated overnight.

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