Festive Boozy Watermelon Bites

Nelly Recipe 3


  • Half a watermelon (cut widthwise)


  • 2 limes-juice and rind
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • Mint leaves-finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Tequila (leave out for non alcoholic version)


  • Mint leaves
  • Sea salt flakes


  1. With a sharp knife cut a 6cm depth round from the half watermelon. Cut out the watermelon flesh. Place ring on display plate. Set aside.
  2. Using a fruit baller or a round metal measuring spoon of various sizes, scoop out all the watermelon flesh and place them in a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a jar, combine all dressing ingredients and mix well.
  4. Pour dressing over watermelon balls and gently toss to coat. Let soak in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  5. Once soaked and chilled, place balls into the ring. Garnish with more mint leaves. Sprinkle some sea salt flakes just before serving. 🍉