This pretty pink cocktail would be perfect for a bridal shower luncheon. Any leftover pureed juice is refreshing on its own.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2007

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Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Freeze 1 cup watermelon for garnish. Puree the remaining 4 cups watermelon. Strain; divide the juice among 4 ice-filled glasses.

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  • Top each with 1 1/2 ounces gin, 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1/3 cup ginger ale. Garnish with the frozen watermelon and lime wedges.

  • Non-alcoholic variation: Omit the gin.

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 21.2g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 0.7g 3% DV; sugars 17g; fat 0.3g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 880IU 18% DV; vitamin c 21.4mg 36% DV; folate 7.6mcg 2% DV; calcium 17.3mg 2% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 18.4mg 7% DV; potassium 207.3mg 6% DV; sodium 8.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg 6% DV; added sugar 7g.

Reviews (2)

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  • 5 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
10/31/2011
Yum! These are delicious. I didn't bother to strain the watermelon puree and my drinks were a little chunky which I liked. Very refreshing. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This was truly a tasty drink. Thankfully my local grocer carries fresh watermelon juice. How convenient! Everyone at the party enjoyed it. This will stay on my recipe list. A must try for anyone. Read More