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Watermelon-Lime Soda

Yield Serves 8 (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 10 cup diced watermelon
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 cups chilled club soda
  • Ice
  • Garnish: mint sprigs

Nutrition Information

  • calories 136
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • sodium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar, water, and ginger in a small saucepan over high heat. Cook until sugar ­dissolves, stirring with a whisk. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Strain; discard solids. Working in batches, place diced watermelon and fresh lime juice in a blender; process until smooth. Strain watermelon mixture through a fine sieve into a pitcher; discard solids. Stir in sugar syrup and chilled club soda. Serve over ice; garnish, if desired.