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Watermelon Lemonade

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Ingredients

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1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup water
4 cups watermelon – cubed
3 cups cold water
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
6 cups ice cubes

Nutritional information

2117
calories
280.87 g
carbohydrates
29.29 g
protein
101.8 g
fat
405 mg
sodium
253 mg
cholesterol

Watermelon Lemonade

Features:
  • Veg
Cuisine:
  • 5 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Ingredients

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There are very few foods that are more definitive of summer than watermelon and lemons. They are just about everywhere you look in the summer. And what do you do when life shoves an abundance of watermelons and lemons in front of your face? You make watermelon lemonade; it’s very obvious, you shouldn’t have to be told this. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to make watermelon lemonade, all you have to do is follow this recipe and you’ll be sipping on something cool and refreshing in a matter of minutes. Planning on carrying cool lemonade with you to work? Make sure you carry it in an insulated drinkware to keep it cold and fresh!

Health Benefits

There are many reasons to include watermelon in your diet – other than the fact that it tastes so great. Watermelon has lots of health benefits that are derived from its fantastic nutrition profile. The potassium content helps to prevent kidney disorders, the water content keeps you hydrated, the magnesium helps to prevent hypertension, and they lycopene prevents the development of particular cancers such as prostate, colon, breast, lung, colon, and even endometrial cancer.

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How to make Watermelon Lemonade

  1. Place the watermelon cubes into a blender.
  2. Cover the blender and puree until smooth.
  3. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve.
  4. Boil sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a saucepan at a medium-high heat until the sugar dissolves.
    • Remove pan from the heat.
  1. Stir in the lemon juice and 3 cups of cold water.
  2. Divide the ice into 12 glasses.
    • Scoop 2 - 3 tbsps of watermelon puree over the ic
    • Top with the lemonade.
  1. Gently stir before serving.

Trivia

Watermelons are simultaneously a fruit and a vegetable.

 

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