Watermelon Cooler

Watermelon Cooler Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Make this drink ahead of time, and keep refrigerated for up to three days. Garnish with mint and lime slices. Add 1 1/2 ounces vodka or white rum per serving, if desired.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Caloriesfromfat 2 %
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1.4 g
Carbohydrate 35.4 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 28 mg
Calcium 20 mg

Ingredients

8 cups chopped seedless watermelon (about 3 1/4 pounds)
1 cup fresh lime juice (about 6 limes)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
Dash of salt

Preparation

Place half of watermelon in a blender; process until smooth. Strain watermelon through a sieve into a pitcher; discard solids. Repeat procedure with the remaining watermelon. Stir in lime juice, sugar, 1/2 cup water, and dash of salt. Serve over ice.

Note:

Bruce Weinstein,

June 2007
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