Watermelon-and-Cucumber Smoothie

This uber-refreshing smoothie is loaded with vitamin C, thanks to its watermelon. Keep chunks of watermelon in your freezer all summer long[ so you can blend this up anytime.]

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • One 2-inch piece English cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped (about 1/2 cup), plus one slice reserved for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons lowfat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon honey, optional
  • 1/2 small lime, juiced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon, frozen
Directions
  • Put the cucumber, buttermilk, honey if using and lime juice into a blender. Blend on high until smooth. Add half of the frozen watermelon and blend until almost completely smooth, turning off the blender and pushing down on the ingredients with a spatula or wooden spoon as needed to help the blending process. Add the remaining frozen watermelon and continue to blend until smooth. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water if needed to adjust consistency. Pour into a glass and garnish with a cucumber slice.

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