Minty melonade recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 58 kCal 3%

Cool off this summer with a glass of minty melonade. Made with refreshing watermelon and topped up with either lemonade for the kids or sparkling wine for the adults!


  • 750g (1½lb) watermelon chunks (or half a watermelon cut into wedges, sliced away from skin, pips removed, cut into chunks)
  • 20 mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • Lemonade, or sparkling wine, such as Prosecco


  • Purée the watermelon with the mint leaves in a food processor, or use a stick blender.

  • Strain into a jug, chill for an hour.

  • Pour into a jug or glasses and top up the lemonade or chilled sparkling wine.

  • Serve with a sliver of melon, if you like.

Top tip for making Minty melonade

You can make this drinkwith a Charentais melonand add a squeeze of lime.

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