Difficulty: Easy, Cook Time: 20 mins, Core Ingredient: Watermelon, Servings: 6-8, Calories: 75
Description: With the natural sweetness of Watermelon, hint of tartness from limes and the extreme freshness from the mint, this drink if perfect for the summers.
1 medium Watermelon
2 cups fresh Lime Juice
1 cup Sugar
1 package or 20 fresh Mint Leaves
First, make the mint simple syrup: Combine 2 cups water, 1 cup sugar, and mint leaves in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and stir until sugar has dissolved. Once sugar has completely dissolved, remove from heat and allow mint to steep for 1 hour. Remove mint.
Next, cut the watermelon into small pieces which can fit in a food processor. (Remove and discard the rind). Process all the watermelon until it is a smoothie-like consistency. Strain into a pitcher. (Depending on the size of the watermelon, this could take a couple batches).
Finally, add 2 cups lime juice and mint simple syrup to watermelon juice and stir well.Â Serve over ice.
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