For a nonalcoholic version, skip the tequila and add a little water to help blend the mixture.

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Iain Bagwell

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
freeze:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut melon into chunks and discard rind. Purée chunks in batches in a food processor. Pour mixture through a strainer into a bowl. Pour 4 cups into another bowl; whisk in lemon juice. Save any remaining watermelon juice for another use. Pour juice mixture into 4 ice cube trays* and freeze until firm, at least 3 hours or overnight.

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  • Make drinks: Whirl half the watermelon cubes in a food processor until broken up, then add 1 cup tequila and whirl until blended. Pour into a pitcher and repeat with remaining ingredients.

  • *A standard ice cube tray has 14 cube slots.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per drink.

Nutrition Facts

205 calories; calories from fat 1%; protein 1.2g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 0.8g; sodium 2.6mg; cholesterol 0mg.
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