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Watermelon Juice

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: easy, fruit juice
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 glass
Author: Nami
Refreshing and cool watermelon juice with a splash of lime is the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer day.


  • 2 cups watermelon (chopped)
  • ¼ lime (squeeze, save Juice)
  • 1 Tbsp simple syrup (See Notes)
  • 1 slice lime (for garnish, optional)
  • Mint leaves (for garnish optional)


  1. Gather all the ingredients.

    Watermelon Juice Ingredients
  2. Cut the watermelon into chunks removing the rind and seeds. Place the chunks into a bowl and let them cool in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
    Watermelon Juice 1
  3. In blender, combine watermelon, lime juice and simple syrup and puree.
    Watermelon Juice 2
  4. Pour into the glass and garnish with a slice of lime and mint leaves (optional). Chill before serving if you like.
    Watermelon Juice 3

Recipe Notes

Simple syrup: You can replace simple syrup with regular sugar if you want to save the time.

If you prefer to remove pulp, strain through a fine sieve. You will also need to double the portions for each ingredient per glass.

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