Watermelon and Ginger Limeade

 Nonalcoholic Drinks

Watermelon and Ginger Limeade
Photo: © Catherine Ledner
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger

  • 8 cups cubed seedless watermelon, plus 8 small wedges, for garnish (from an 8-pound watermelon)

  • 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.

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