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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris-Pursell

Cucumber-Watermelon Crush

Cucumber water is a refresher at many spas. Relax with our jazzed-up version that includes fresh melon and mint.

Coastal Living JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Makes 3 1/2 cups
  • Prep time: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.

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