Check out this fast and simple recipe for this blended watermelon drink made with white grape juice, lime juice, sugar, mint, and club soda to make a refreshing summer drink…
Makes 9 servings
3 cups coarsely chopped seeded watermelon
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves
2 cups white grape juice
1 teaspoon lime peel
3/4 cup fresh lime juice, chilled
32 ounce club soda, chilled
Fresh mint sprigs & watermelon wedges or balls (optional)
- Put watermelon chunks in to a blender or food processor. Cover and blend until smooth. Strain watermelon puree through a fine mesh sieve and throw away the pulp.
- In a large bowl, combine sugar and mint. Using the back of a spoon or muddler, 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.)