Melon-ginger limeade

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 cups (1 L)

* PLUS Refrigeration Time: 60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups coarsely chopped seedless watermelon , preferably chilled
  • 1/2 cup frozen limeade concentrate
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger

Instructions

  • Place watermelon chunks in a blender or food processor. Add limeade and whirl until smooth. Then place chopped ginger in a garlic press. Squeeze to extract ginger juice from pulp. Don’t press ginger all the way through holes. Juice should measure about 2 tsp (10 mL). Add to blender and whirl until evenly mixed.
  • Pour into a large pitcher. Cover and refrigerate to chill at least 1 hour or up to 1 day. Pour into glasses. For a great garnish, skewer small chunks of watermelon on toothpicks or small skewers and add to glasses.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 68,
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.6 g,
  • Fat
  • 0.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.4 g,

Take along a Thermos of Melon-Ginger Limeade on your next picnic or bike ride.

Bar Tip

Pour limeade over ice in tall glasses. Add a splash of vodka or gin.

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