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This sangria (with its mix of cucumber, watermelon balls, a bit of pressed juice, and lots of limes and mint) is the ideal summer drink to serve on a sweltering day.

Jessica Merchant
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Courtesy of Jessica Merchant

Recipe Summary

20 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs 20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large pitcher* combine cucumber, lime slices, watermelon balls, and the 24 mint leaves. In a small bowl stir together lime juice, watermelon juice, and honey until combined; pour over cucumber 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.


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

147 calories; fat 1g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 21g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 16g; protein 1g; vitamin a 97.2IU; vitamin c 20.7mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 20.2mcg; sodium 18mg; potassium 269mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.4mg.