Melon-Cucumber Coolers

Total Time:
45 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped, plus spears for garnish
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup green melon liqueur (such as Midori)
Directions
  • Combine the melon, cucumber, sugar, lemon juice and 1 cup water in a blender and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, using a ladle to push the mixture through.

  • Add the vodka and liqueur to the pitcher and stir to combine. Refrigerate until cold, at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours. Divide among ice-filled glasses; garnish with cucumber spears.

  • Photograph by Ryan Liebe


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