2 glasses of watermelon sangrias with blueberries and watermelon stars

Watermelon Sangria

Fresh watermelon and lime juice are mixed up with crisp white wine and seltzer water for a Summer Sangria.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail, watermelon, Watermelon Sangria
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill: 2 hours
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 134kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey

Ingredients

  • 7 cups fresh watermelon diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 bottle dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup triple sec optional
  • 1 liter plain seltzer water optional
  • 1 pint blueberries optional

Instructions

  • Blend 7 cups of watermelon until smooth. Strain through mesh strainer to remove any seeds or pulp.
  • Add fresh watermelon juice, lime juice, triple sec and white wine to large pitcher. Stir to incorporate.
  • Chill for 2-4 hours.
  • Before serving, stir again. Fill a glass with ice. Pour in the watermelon mixture until the glass is 2/3rds of the way full. Top off the glass with chilled seltzer water.
  • Garnish with fresh blueberries and watermelon stars if desired.

Notes

  • Use a dry white wine like Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, or Dry Riesling
  • Best to serve after 2-4 hours of refrigeration.
  • Watermelon Sangria will keep for 3 days in refrigerator. 
  • The seltzer water adds a nice effervescence to this Sangria, but feel to omit. 
  • Triple sec adds incredible depth of flavor, but can be omitted in a pinch. 
Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Sangria
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134
% Daily Value*
Sodium 33mg1%
Potassium 312mg9%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1005IU20%
Vitamin C 21.9mg27%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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