Tequila-Watermelon Refresco

In Mexico, a refresco is typically a very sweet bottled soda. Take the concept of a refreshing fizzy drink to a more delicious place with this tall, cooling watermelon cocktail--a less sweet soda with a kick.

Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 138
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 119mg
  • Calcium: 12mg

Ingredients

  • 5 1/2 cups chopped seeded watermelon
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 6 tablespoons Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups club soda, chilled
  • 6 lime wedges

Preparation

  1. 1. Place watermelon in a blender; process until smooth. Pour pureed watermelon into a sieve over a large bowl, pressing with the back of a spoon to extract as much liquid as possible; discard solids. Combine 3 cups watermelon juice, tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, and salt in a pitcher; stir with a whisk. Gently stir in club soda. Serve over ice with lime wedges.
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