Oh summer, how I love your fresh fruits a plenty and the refreshing juices you provide.
Recently, devouring watermelon seems to be a family night tradition, yet depending on which children are at home, we’ve had some left over.
Enter my watermelon drink experimentation time. I’ve been enjoying mixing all different kinds of fruits into juices and smoothies but lately, I’ve focused on watermelon.
Even though I am sharing a refreshingly delicious Watermelon Margarita recipe, I savored it in its non alcoholic form. My friends attest to the fact that the full flavored variety elevates it to a new level and since I believe them, I’m passing it on here.
Enjoy these lazy, dog days of summer and raise a glass to slower pace of simplicity.
You can find me on my porch enjoying a few more of these Nada Watermelon Margaritas.
What are some of your favorite summer drinks?
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Recipe: Watermelon Margarita
Summary: This summer watermelon margarita is refreshing and delicious.
- 3 cups of watermelon
- 3/4 – 1 cup of lime juice (approx. 10 limes)
- 1/3 cup of sugar
- 2 cups of ice
- 1 cup tequila
- 1/2 cup triple sec or Grand Marnier
- In a blender, combine the watermelon, lime juice, sugar, and ice.
- Blend until smooth.
- Add the alcohol and pulse to blend.
- Serve over ice cubes and an optional lime slice.
Preparation time: 5 minute(s)
Number of servings (yield): 6
Don’t forget to top your glass with a little sugar or salt. Even my children felt like they were royalty.