Watermelon Juice and Watermelon Water

Besides drinking the tasty juice of watermelons straight and using it to make drinks, watermelon vinaigrette, watermelon popsicles and sorbet, I add it to water to give it a fruity essence.
Photography By Sarah Seddon | May 15, 2009

Instructions

To make watermelon juice, add watermelon chunks to an upright blender, purée until liquefied and then strain through a fine-mesh sieve to remove all solids. (Compost the pulp.)

Every 3 pounds of watermelon (before the rind is removed) usually yields between 3½ to 4 cups of juice, after straining.

For watermelon water, use 1 part watermelon juice for every 6 parts water.

About this recipe

From the book Vegan Soul Kitchen by Bryant Terry. Excerpted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2009.

Ingredients

  • Watermelon
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