Watermelon Lime Refresher

Drink this refreshing mixture of watermelon, lime and strawberry on a hot summer day or serve at a holiday barbeque. These bright colors and flavors will brighten your taste buds.

Serving size

1 cup

Makes

6

Ingredients

4 cups watermelon, cubed

2 cups strawberries

2 limes

2 cups ice

6 large basil leaves

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: 1 cup

Calories

56

Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 g

Carbohydrates

14 g

Sugar

10 g

Fiber

2 g

Protein

1 g

Sodium

2 mg

Calcium

24 mg

Phosphorus

29 mg

Potassium

226 mg

Instructions

  1. Add watermelon, strawberries and lime juice into a blender.
  2. Top with ice. Blend until smooth, about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  3. Serve in individual glasses and top with strawberry slice and basil leaf.
Recipe contributed by Sara Pellegrino, MPH, RD, LDN

Pour mixture into popsicle molds to make a fun summer treat. But remember to include this beverage in your fluid total for the day if you have been told to monitor fluid intake.