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Watermelon and Ginger Limeade
© Catherine Ledner

Watermelon and Ginger Limeade

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 8
  • MAKE-AHEAD

  1. 1/2 cup water
  2. 1/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  4. 8 cups cubed seedless watermelon, plus 8 small wedges, for garnish (from an 8-pound watermelon)
  5. 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar and ginger and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Strain the ginger syrup into a small bowl.
  2. Puree the cubed watermelon in a food processor. Strain the puree through a fine sieve set over a bowl. Stir in the ginger syrup and the lime juice.
  3. Fill 8 tall glasses with ice and add the limeade. Garnish with the melon wedges and serve.