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Melon spritzers

Melon spritzers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Blend honeydew, Galia or cantaloupes into a cooling wine-based cocktail with apple juice and lime

  • Freezable (Freeze before adding lemonade)
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal62
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs8g
sugars8g
fibre1g
protein1g
low insalt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 500g/1lb 2oz honeydew, Galia or cantaloupe melon chunks (or a mixture), plus some melon balls to serve (optional)
  • zest and juice 2 limes
  • 100ml/ 3 ½fl oz cloudy apple juice
  • 200-250ml/7-9fl oz chilled white wine
  • chilled lemonade , crushed ice and a few bamboo skewers (optional), to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the melon chunks in a blender or food processor with the lime juice and apple juice. Whizz to the smoothest you can get, then stir in the lime zest. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  • STEP 2

    To serve, pour the melon mixture into a big jug with the wine, then add an equal part of lemonade and give it a good stir. Thread a few melon balls onto skewers, if you like, add one to each glass with some crushed ice, and top up with the melon spritzer.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2012

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Rating: 3 out of 5.2 ratings
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