Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Watermelon Wednesdays #4...A refreshing drink

I'll let the photograph do the's is an absolutely delicious drink recipe from Martha Stewart.


  • 8 cups chopped seedless watermelon (about 6 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, plus 2 tablespoons more, if needed
  • 1/2 cup vodka, (optional)
  • Mint leaves


  1. Working in batches, puree in blender watermelon with lime juice and sugar until smooth. Add more sugar, if needed.
  2. Transfer puree to a pitcher; add vodka, if desired. Cover; chill until ready to serve.
  3. Stir; pour into tumblers, over ice. Garnish with mint.

    Hope you enjoy!!

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Della said...

Looks tasty! I'll have to pass on the vodka, though. Not allowed to drink with autoimmune diseases :( I bet it is just as good without the vodka! At least that is what I keep telling myself! Hahahaa!

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

Vodka optional? That's just nonsense! I'll take Dellas. :)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love watermelon so this looks so good to me!!

Cat & Cricket said...

Ha! I love Anita!!!! So what I was thinking!!!
Go visit Cat at Tattered Rebel..she has watermelon on the brain too!
But she probably already added the vodka!
Cricket said...

This looks so refreshing!! YUM!

Natasha said...

Yum! That looks so refreshing and summery. I will have to remember this for summer over here.

Best wishes,

Deb said...

looks and sounds yummy! will be saving this recipe...thanks! ~deb~

CalypsoInTheCountry said...

I am definitely saving this recipe! YUM!

michelle said...

That looks so good and refreshing!! Now if the weather would cooperate! :)

classic • casual • home said...

Wow...have to try this. I just bought a new glass pitcher at Home Goods and have mint growing in the yard. Thanks!

Shellbelle said...

I love all your watermelon posts! There is no more perfect refreshment than an ice cold watermelon on a hot, humid summer day and we get plenty of those!

This sounds so good and I bet it would be wonderful mixed into a pitcher of lemonade too. With the vodka, of course!


Beautiful Details said...

mmmm...looks great!

Cynthia@ Beach Coast Style said...

the drink looks yummy wish I had one right now