White Cucumber Sangria

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This delicious white wine sangria is guaranteed to be a hit. Honeydew melon, cucumber, lime and fresh mint leaves give a fresh, fruity taste to this homemade white sangria recipe. Summer lovin' is as close as your cup!

Cucumber Sangria
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 1 small honeydew melon

  • 1 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 1 lime, thinly sliced

  • 12 fresh mint leaves

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 750 milliliter bottle Sauvignon blanc or other semi-dry white wine, chilled

  • 1 1 liter bottle carbonated water, chilled

  • Fresh mint sprigs and/or leaves (optional)

Directions

  1. 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.

  2. To serve, stir in carbonated water. Ladle or pour into glasses. If desired, garnish with additional mint.

*Tip:

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 (per serving)

147 Calories
1g Fat
21g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 147
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 20.7mg 104%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 269mg 6%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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