The second best thing I like doing with watermelon — other than eating it — is drinking it. What I love most about watermelon beverages is that you don’t waste much of the melon to make it. You can also use a less-than-perfect or overripe watermelon without sacrificing the flavor.
Watermelon goes a long way, too. One average-sized watermelon can serve up to three dozen people. Or, if you’re like me, it serves one person!
GREEN TEA PUNCH
8 cups watermelon puree (medium seedless watermelon)
8 cups unsweetened green tea, chilled
4 cups purple grape juice
1 cup cherry juice (optional)
2 liters of ginger ale
2 bottles of Chardonnay (optional)
Blend ingredients in a large beverage container and chill. Serve over ice.
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