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Watermelon Lime Cooler

Make a pitcher of these refreshing watermelon lime coolers to serve on hot summer evenings. Want to turn it into an easy cocktail? Just add a shot of vodka, rum or tequila!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drink
Keyword: summer, watermelon recipes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 95kcal
Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $4.00

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 10 cups Seedless Watermelon cubes (about 1 small watermelon)
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar (more or less, to taste)
  • ½ cup Mint Leaves
  • 3 cups Sparkling Water
  • For Garnish: Watermelon slices and extra lime leaves (optional)

Instructions

  • About 1 hour before serving, cube watermelon and freeze. (Using very cold / nearly frozen watermelon cubes is what gives this cooler a thicker texture and keeps it very cold while serving.)
  • Combine chilled watermelon cubes, lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a blender. Blend until smooth. Taste and add additional sugar if you'd like it sweeter.
  • Note: At this point you can refrigerate the watermelon puree for up to 3 hours.
  • Assemble coolers by filling 6 serving glasses with ice. Add watermelon puree to fill the glasses halfway. Add sparkling water to fill.
  • Garnish with watermelon wedges and extra mint leaves if you'd like!

Nutrition

Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 313mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1603IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg