This fruity, minty drink has summertime written all over it. For a simple shortcut, purchase a seedless watermelon.
- Makes: 9 servings
- Start to Finish: 15 mins
cups coarsely chopped seeded watermelon
cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves
cups white grape juice
teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
cup fresh lime juice, chilled
ounce (4 cups) club soda, chilled
Fresh mint sprigs (optional)
Watermelon wedges or balls (optional)
- Place watermelon in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend until smooth. Strain watermelon puree through a fine mesh sieve; discard pulp.
- In a large bowl combine sugar and mint. Using the back of a wooden spoon, lightly crush mint by pressing it against the side of the bowl. Add grape juice, lime peel, lime juice, and watermelon puree, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Stir in club soda. Serve in glasses over ice. If desired, garnish with mint sprigs and watermelon wedges or balls. Serve immediately. Makes 9 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Watermelon Cooler )
- Per serving:
- 121 kcal cal.,
- 31 mg sodium,
- 31 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 28 g sugar,
- 1 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet