Cucumber-Watermelon Crush

Cucumber-Watermelon Crush Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell
Cucumber water is a refresher at many spas. Relax with our jazzed-up version that includes fresh melon and mint.

Yield:

Makes 3 1/2 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

1 English cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks
4 cups seedless watermelon cubes
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon lime juice
Pinch of salt
2 cups ice cubes

Preparation

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a blender, and process until smooth. Strain mixture through a fine wire-mesh sieve placed over a bowl, pressing solids with a wooden spoon to extract liquid. Discard solids.

2. Combine ice cubes and watermelon mixture in a blender, and process until smooth and slushy. Serve immediately.

Note:

Jackie Mills, R.D.,

June 2012
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