Watermelon Cooler

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This fruity, minty drink has summertime written all over it. For a simple shortcut, purchase a seedless watermelon.

Watermelon Cooler Punch
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
9

Ingredients

  • 3 cup coarsely chopped seeded watermelon

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • ½ cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves

  • 2 cup white grape juice

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel

  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice, chilled

  • 32 ounce (4 cups) club soda, chilled

  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

  • Watermelon wedges or balls (optional)

Directions

  1. Place watermelon in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend until smooth. Strain watermelon puree through a fine mesh sieve; discard pulp.

  2. 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 (per serving)

121 Calories
31g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Sodium 31mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 26.6mg 133%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 145mg 3%
Folate, total 8.1mcg

*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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