Watermelon Lemonade

Watermelon Lemonade
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Watermelon Lemonade
Whole Foods Market
Watermelon Lemonade

This beautifully colored sipper elevates your neighborhood lemonade stand. Be sure to taste the watermelon first. If it's very sweet, reduce the sugar. Offer some refreshment to the planet and economy by going organic and local when you can.

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16
Servings
389
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 Cups diced (1-inch) seedless watermelon (from about a 5-pound melon)
  • 10 Ounces lemon juice, preferably organic
  • 6 Cups water
  • 3/4 Cups cane sugar
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions

Working in batches as necessary, purée the watermelon and lemon juice in a blender until smooth and transfer to a large container. Add the water and sugar and stir until dissolved. Pour over ice in tall glasses, garnish with mint and thin slices of watermelon, if desired, and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
44%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Protein
13g
28%
Vitamin A, RAE
157µg
22%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
65mg
7%
Choline, total
34mg
8%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
43µg
11%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
26mg
8%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
123mg
18%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
106mg
7%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
117g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Watermelon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Watermelon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.