Happy National Watermelon Day!
It’s National Watermelon Day, and to celebrate we’ve whipped up this delicious Watermelon Sangria! Nothing beats the taste of juicy watermelon at a summer backyard barbecue. So what are you waiting for? Invite some friends or family over and get sipping! Scroll down to see how you can whip up your own batch at home!
1 large watermelon
1 750ml bottle of white wine
2 cups of white rum
1 cup of seltzer
1/3 cup of lime juice (from about 6 limes)
2 limes, thinly sliced
2 cups assorted fresh or frozen fruit, such as:
pineapple, blueberries and strawberries
- Slice off the top third of the watermelon lengthwise (save for later use) and score fruit with a knife. Using a large spoon or ice cream scoop, scoop out watermelon and transfer to a blender.
- Blend watermelon until smooth. (If desired, strain the seeds.)
- Add white wine, rum, seltzer, and lime juice and stir until combined. Add limes and other assorted fresh or frozen fruit.
- Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours, then enjoy!