Yield
Makes 3 cups

Feel free to use fresh lemon or orange juice in place of the lime for a different tangy taste. You can save time by keeping homemade simple syrup (step 1) on hand all summer long. Once reduced, it stays fresh two weeks, covered and chilled. Prep: 15 minutes; Chill: 2 hours.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan, and simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Puree watermelon, strawberry, and lime juice in a food processor until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh strainer, pressing lightly, and discard solids.

Step 3

Combine watermelon puree with kosher salt and reserved syrup. Chill thoroughly, and serve over ice in cold glasses.

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