Lemonade Watermelon Slushie Recipe
Refreshing simple summer beverage with watermelon
Freezing watermelon is an awesome refreshing addition to your smoothies or making homemade popsicles or this tasty simple watermelon slushie recipe. This recipe works great if you purchase a large watermelon and worry you won’t be able to eat it all fresh. (It also works great if you have a not-so-tasty bland watermelon you are not enjoying as we’ve all had that experience!). Sometimes the best things in life really are simple.
Makes 4 servings
What you need:
6 cups cubed watermelon, frozen
3 cups lemonade (purchased ready-made or prepared from scratch using the method below)
Additional ice if needed
How to make:
- If you are making homemade lemonade combine 1 cup granulated sugar with 1 cup water in a saucepan or pot and warm until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and chill. Add another 1 cup of water and 3/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 3-4 lemons).
- Place frozen watermelon and lemonade into the blender (add more ice as needed) and enjoy immediately.
- You can also serve this with a splash of white rum or vodka if you looking to make a summer cocktail.
Nutrients per serving using fresh prepared lemonade recipe above:
70 g carboydrates
1.6 g protein
0.4 g fat
1.1 g fibre
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