Watermelon Zester

A refreshing drink for those hot summer days, especially suitable for Diabetic, Low Calorie and Raw diets.


Watermelon is a great thirst quencher, sweet without adding sugar (hence the suitability for Diabetic and Low Calorie diets). The lime – the ‘zester’ – is a tasty addition, reducing the intensity of the sweetness.

Best served chilled.

Diets for which Watermelon Zester is suitable:

Diabetic, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Paleo, Raw, Vegetarian and Vegan.

Ingredients

Preparation: 10 mins | Serves: 4 cups

1 small watermelon
4 limes, juiced
4 sprigs mint

Method

CUT the watermelon into chunks.
REMOVE the rind and seeds.
BLEND the melon using a hand mixer or juicer.
JUICE the limes.
ADD lime juice to watermelon and check the flavour. (You may need more juice if the melon is sweet.)
CHILL before serving.

Serve

– Add ice cubes and sprig of mint.
– Add soda water for a lighter drink with a bit of sparkle that remains Low Calorie- and Diabetic-friendly.

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