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Sweet Cantaloupe Mojito

If you live in North Carolina, congratulations: your state holds the official record for the world's largest Cantaloupe.


Clocking in at 65.9 pounds, the monster cantaloupe can outweigh seven gallons of milk, three human legs, or an average-size Christmas tree.


The record was reached thanks to a farmer named Danny Vester, a cancer survivor whose life seems to revolve around growing large fruit. In his past, Vester has also grown a 237-pound watermelon, two 55-pound cantaloupes, and one 1,404-pound pumpkin.

Prep: 10 min | Cooking: 0 min | Total: 10 min

Serves 1-2


INGREDIENTS

  • Cantaloupe, sliced (1 cup)

  • Fresh mint (15 leaves)

  • Honey (2 tbsp)

  • Fresh ginger (1 tbsp)

  • Rum (1 oz)

  • Club soda (1/2 cup)

  • Lime juice (1 tbsp)

  • Ice cubes


DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine cantaloupe, mint, honey, and ginger in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Pour contents through a fine-mesh strainer into your serving glass.

  2. Mix in rum, club soda, lime, and ice cubes. Serve with a lime wedge and extra mint leaves.

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