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Sweet, tangy, and absolutely thirst-quenching, this beverage is one the whole family can enjoy.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2011

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Credit: Anna Williams; Styling: Pam Morris

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
9 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 1 1/4 cups water and sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook for 30 seconds or until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently.

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  • Remove from heat; stir in mint, lime rind, and lemon rind. Let stand 20 minutes. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve over a bowl; discard solids.

  • Place one-third each of sugar syrup and watermelon in blender; process until smooth. Pour puree into a large pitcher. Repeat the procedure twice with remaining sugar syrup and watermelon. Stir in lime and lemon juice. Serve over ice, or refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

108 calories; fat 0.3g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 27.7g; fiber 1g; iron 0.6mg; sodium 3mg; calcium 19mg.
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