Watermelon Mint Lemonade is the lemonade you NEED on hot summer days. Sweet watermelon, tart lemon, and a hint of mint will quench your thirst with a refreshing flavor and keep you cool all summer long! This lemonade recipe is easy to make with fresh ingredients to maximize flavor!
Watermelon is a delicious summer fruit that has become a staple at family picnics and barbecues. You are likely to find lots of Memorial Day Recipes using watermelon much like our Watermelon Mint Lemonade. After all, nothing quite fits a warm day like a glass of homemade lemonade. Except for maybe a slice of watermelon. So why not combine them in this Watermelon Mint Lemonade? It’s refreshing, easy and as good to drink as it is to look at.
We are a family of watermelon lovers and usually have some in the fridge throughout the summer. Whenever we have friends over for a barbecue, as is often the case for Memorial Day and other summer Holidays, we make sure to have a big bowl of it to snack on. The kids, in particular, dive in, but it’s popular with everyone, being so refreshing and tasty.
I’ve used watermelon in a deliciously refreshing fruit, herb and feta Israeli couscous salad. however, I’ve not used it in drinks before making this Watermelon Mint Lemonade.
I made a papaya lemonade a while back that we loved, and decided it was about time to try another fruit lemonade. Watermelon has such a wonderful freshness, as well as great color, that it’s perfect for making a bright, light lemonade. We all immediately loved this Watermelon Mint Lemonade, and I know it’s going to be a regular on our table over the summer.
Watermelon Mint Lemonade Recipe Tips
This drink comes together in no time following these simple steps:
- dice up the watermelon
- blend it
- add the lemon juice, sugar and water and blend together
- pour over ice and garnish with mint.
Hosting a summer party?
Watermelon Mint Lemonade makes a perfect Memorial Day recipe and will be a great addition to your beverage station throughout the summer. It’s easy to make, fresh and with a wonderful flavor. Make sure you give it a try and let us know what you think!
Watermelon Mint Lemonade is the lemonade you NEED on hot summer days. Sweet watermelon, tart lemon, and a hint of mint will quench your thirst with a refreshing flavor and keep you cool all summer long!
- 4 cups watermelon cubes
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 3 cups water
- 6 tbsp sugar or a little more/less to taste
- mint for garnish
- ice to serve
Put the watermelon cubes in a blender and blend until smooth.
Add the lemon juice, water and sugar and blend so they are well mixed.
Pour through a fine mesh strainer to hold back excess pulp and seeds.
Chill until needed, then serve over ice, garnished with some mint.
- Adjust the amount of sugar to your taste, and depending on how sweet your watermelon is.
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