small honeydew melon
seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
lime, thinly sliced
fresh mint leaves
cup lime juice
750 milliliter bottle Sauvignon blanc or other semi-dry white wine, chilled
1 liter bottle carbonated water, chilled
Fresh mint sprigs and/or leaves (optional)
- Cut the melon in half; remove and discard seeds and rind. Cut melon into thin slices. In a large pitcher* combine melon, cucumber, lime slices, and the 12 mint leaves. In a small bowl stir together lime juice and honey until combined; pour over melon mixture. Add wine, stirring gently. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
- To serve, stir in carbonated water. Ladle or pour into glasses. If desired, garnish with additional mint.
From the Test Kitchen
If a large pitcher will not fit into your refrigerator, divide the mixture in half and place in 2 smaller pitchers or covered containers.
Nutrition Facts(Cucumber Sangria)
- Per serving:
- 147 kcal cal.,
- 1 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 0 g monounsatured fat),
- 0 mg chol.,
- 18 mg sodium,
- 21 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 16 g sugar,
- 1 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet