Watermelon-Mint Lemonade Recipe

Dave Katz

Blended watermelons provide most of the liquid for this light and refreshing lemonade.

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Recipe Facts

Active: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
Serves: 4 to 6 servings

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  • 2 quarts 1-inch seedless watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • pinch salt
  • Cold water as needed
  • 1 small bunch mint
  • 1 quart ice


  1. Place watermelon, lemon juice, sugar, and salt in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into 1-quart liquid measuring cup. Add cold water to equal 1 quart.

  2. Place mint in the botton of a pitcher and muddle lightly with a wooden spoon. Add watermelon mixture and stir to combine. Add ice. Serve immediately in ice-filled glasses garnished with mint sprigs.

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