National Watermelon Day Recipe

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Farmer’s Bottega is shaking up the perfect cocktail to sip and celebrate with a National Watermelon Day recipe tomorrow. The Mission Hills eatery boasts farm-to-fork cuisine and an array of refreshing libations such as the beloved Rosie Melons. Head in for brunch, lunch or dinner and add a kick to your meal with this cocktail or opt to try it out at home to complement a warm, August afternoon.  (www.farmersbottega.com/860 West Washington Street, San Diego, CA, 92103)

Rosie Melons

Courtesy of Farmer’s Bottega

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 watermelon cubes
  • 1.5 oz. Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 2 oz. Tequila Blanco
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 0.5 oz. Agave Syrup
  • Lemonade
  • Tajin powder
  • Ice
  • 1 lime wedge for garnish

Instructions:

  • Muddle the fresh watermelon cubes and add the lime juice in a pint glass or cocktail shaker
  • Add in all remaining ingredients and shake
  • Coat the rim of a highball glass with lime or lemon juice followed by Tajin powder
  • Pour cocktail from shaker into glass and garnish with lime wedge or a small slice of watermelon
  • Enjoy!