Melon & ginger sharbat

Melon & ginger sharbat

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 6

A refreshing blended fruit drink with a sweet-sour gingery taste - use Cantaloupe, Galia or honeydew melon

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal292
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 1¼ kg sweet aromatic melon flesh (cantaloupe, Galia or honeydew work well), chopped into large chunks
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, peeled and finely chopped
    Ginger

    Ginger

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    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • juice 3 oranges
    Orange

    Orange

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    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 2 tsp sugar, plus extra to taste
    Sugar

    Sugar

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    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • squeeze of lemon juice (optional)
  • lots of ice, to serve

Method

  1. Blend the melon, ginger, orange juice and sugar together until smooth – you may need to do this in batches. Add the lemon juice if the orange isn’t very tart. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, if you like, and adjust the sugar to taste. Serve in glasses over lots of ice.

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