Cucumber Melon Cooler

September 2008
Cucumber Melon Cooler

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Whether served inside or out, this seasonal dish will prove that it's easy being green.

Makes: 8 servings

Prep: 15 mins

  • 1 large honeydew melon, cut into chunks
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks, plus slices for garnish
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  1. Using a blender and working in two batches, puree the melon, cucumber and 2 cups water. Strain through a sieve into a large measuring cup.
  2. Whisk in the sugar and lemon juice until the sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice with a cucumber slice.