When it comes to summer cocktails, nothing is as refreshing as watermelon.

This Skinny Watermelon Vodka Cocktail is a blend of a few simple ingredients, but the resulting drink is the perfect balance of sweet and refreshing! What makes this a five-star recipe? It uses real, fresh ingredients. Part watermelon juice, part lime juice, and 100% delicious, this cocktail just might be the drink of the summer.

The recipe makes two servings, but you can easily scale it up to make a pitcher for entertaining. The perfect summer cocktail, it’s refreshing, tasty, and so easy to make!

What you’ll need to make this cocktail

As with most cocktails, crafting this drink requires a few special tools — namely, a high-powered blender and a fine mesh strainer. If you don’t have a strainer, use a slotted spoon instead.

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Skinny Watermelon Vodka Cocktail


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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cocktails 1x

Description

When it comes to summer cocktails, nothing is as refreshing as watermelon. Part watermelon juice, part lime juice, and 100% refreshing, this Skinny Watermelon Vodka Cocktail just might be the drink of the summer. It’s slightly sweet, making it a perfect daytime treat or delicious dinner party drink.


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups of fresh watermelon chunks
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (while fresh is best, we often use bottled and it tastes wonderFULL!)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vodka

Optional Additions: 

  • 1/4 small cucumber, sliced into coins
  • 1 tablespoon honey (for a sweeter version)
  • Rosemary sprig (as a garnish)
  • Mint (as a garnish)

Instructions

  1. In a high-powered blender, combine all ingredients, except vodka; blend until smooth.
  2. Fill two cocktail glasses halfway with ice. Using a mesh strainer (like this one), strain the liquid into the two glass (discard of the pulp).
  3. Add 1/4 cup vodka to each glass, stir and serve.
  4. For a little extra pizazz, garnish with a small slice of watermelon and a sprig of rosemary or a mint leaf.
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