Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

June 28, 2018

This Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice is absolutely refreshing. You’d be surprised at just how easy it is to make, using all natural and organic ingredients, in just under 30 minutes. It’s certainly the best drink of the summer.

Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

Who else loves a glass of good ole’ natural juice? My little guy, that’s who!

This past weekend has been a whirlwind. I was super busy with work, had a great time making awesome recipes, enjoyed my Birthday, and everything in between. It was most certainly jam packed.

Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

However, this recipe was by far one of my favorites, besides this delicious Mango Cheesecake + Chocolate Graham Cracker Crust, which I made as my Birthday cake.

If you’ve been an amid reader of Orchids + Sweet Tea, then you know that I often steer away from the traditional. Moreover, I thoroughly enjoyed the tropical flavor of these cheesecakes.

Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

Of course, I’m more of a foodie and sweets lover, but I have had a few tries at making drinks and I love it. It’s definitely something I’m dedicating myself to doing more often.

If you know me, then you’ll know that I’m truly a Southern Girl at heart, so I couldn’t make a drink without steering towards my Southern roots, with this Traditional Southern Iced Sweet Tea.

There’s nothing like a large ice-filled glass of freshly brewed sweet tea, especially on the sunniest of days.

If you’re more health-conscious and love a bit of spice to your drink, then this Natural Homemade Lemon Ginger Ale recipe is the way to go!

It’s all about the spicy ginger flavor paired with the bit of tartness from the lemon when it comes to this recipe.

You can add a bit of fizz for a nice bubbly traditional ginger ale or keep things simple by drinking this Lemon-Ginger drink without any tweaks.

Overall, this recipe is completely natural, easy to make, and perfect for any day or season.

Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

To start, combine the water and pure cane sugar (or honey) in a small pot and boil on medium-high heat, whisking until sugar fully dissolves.

Remove sugar mixture from heat and add mint leaves to hot mixture and let everything steep for about 20-25 minutes, covered with a pot cover.

Once sugar-mint mixture has fully infused in it’s flavor, add it to the blender along with the sliced watermelons, cucumber, and blend for about 2 minutes, on low speed. **NOTE: Be sure to split mixture if blender gets too full to avoid a mess.**

Add in lemon juice and blender for another 30 seconds. Strain juice into your prepared pitcher or mason jars.

Strain juice into your prepared pitcher or mason jars.

Chill juice in the refrigerator for about 2 hours or to serve immediately, add tons of ice to your prepared glass and top with a fresh mint leaf. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

Enjoy!

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Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

Fresh Watermelon Cucumber Mint Juice

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Steep Time 25 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients

  • Half of Large Watermelon, peeled + cubed
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled + diced
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • 2-3 cups fresh water
  • 1/2 cup organic pure cane sugar (I use Wholesome Sweets)
  • juice of a lemon

Instructions

  • To start, combine the water and pure cane sugar (or honey) in a small pot and boil on medium-high heat, whisking until sugar fully dissolves.
  • Remove sugar mixture from heat and add mint leaves to hot mixture and let everything steep for about 20-25 minutes, covered with a pot cover.
  • Once sugar-mint mixture has fully infused in it's flavor, add it to the blender along with the sliced watermelons, cucumber, and blend for about 2 minutes, on low speed. **NOTE: Be sure to split mixture if blender gets too full to avoid a mess.**
  • Add in lemon juice and blender for another 30 seconds. Strain juice into your prepared pitcher or mason jars.
  • Chill juice in the refrigerator for about 2 hours or to serve immediately, add tons of ice to your prepared glass and top with a fresh mint leaf. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.
  • Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

ADJUSTMENTS: To make an entire pitcher of juice, multiply measurements of ingredients list by about 3 or 4 (x's) more, depending on size of pitcher.
STORAGE: Juice can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, for optimal freshness. 
 

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  1. Such a refreshing.summer drink!! All the three ingredients are my favorite ?.. can’t wait to try this combination!!

    • Definitely recommend trying this for the summer. Plus, you can add a bit of alcohol or fizz for a nice kick! I do hope that you enjoy!

    • Yes, it really is amazing Mindy! I’m definitely making this again before the summer ends. I hope that you enjoy!