This Watermelon Smoothie recipe is incredibly refreshing and takes 2 minutes to make. All you need is frozen watermelon, water, lime juice, honey, and mint leaves (optional). This recipe makes six 1-cup servings.
Our Watermelon Smoothie costs $3.75 to make, which is only $0.63 per serving! It is the perfect refreshing and healthy drink for summertime. For more refreshing drinks, check out our Chick-Fil-A Copycat Frosted Lemonade, Homemade Lemonade, and our Mango Banana Smoothie.
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Easy Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
Today, we have another way to serve a juicy watermelon. Our creamy Watermelon Smoothie is made with four simple ingredients and only takes minutes to make.
This smoothie is full of vitamins and makes the perfect quick breakfast, after school snack, summer evening treat, or mid-day snack. As an added bonus, it is also gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, and plant-based.
This Watermelon Smoothie recipe is a low calorie, sweet, and satisfying drink you will find yourself craving all summer long.
Can Watermelon be frozen for smoothies?
You can freeze watermelon to use for smoothies. Please note, after freezing watermelon, it does become mushy when you defrost it. Therefore, it works best when using the frozen watermelon in a smoothie.
What fruit goes well with watermelon?
If you would like to add additional fruit to this smoothie, you can add coconut, pineapple, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries. It’s not a fruit, but cucumber would also be delicious in this smoothie.
How much will this Watermelon Smoothie recipe cost to make:
RECIPE COST: $3.75
PRICE PER SERVING: $0.63
- 6 cups cubed frozen watermelon – $2.98
- 2 3/4 cups water – $0.00
- 1/4 cup lime juice – $0.26
- 3 Tablespoons honey – $0.51
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How to make Watermelon Smoothie recipe:
STEP ONE: First, add all of the ingredients into a blender. Blend for 30 seconds.
STEP TWO: Pour into a glass and serve. Enjoy!
The Flavor and Recipe Variations
Instead of water, try adding coconut water.
You can use lemon juice or orange juice instead of lime juice.
Feel free to add your favorite smoothie mix-ins like chia seeds, ground flax seeds, greens (spinach, kale, etc.), cucumbers, and other fruit.
How long is it good for:
Serve: Serve it within 30 minutes of making it.
Store: Leftover will keep in an airtight container for up to 24 hours.
Freeze: I like to freeze individual servings of smoothie in freezer-safe Ziploc bags. The night before, just pop them in the fridge, and in the morning, your smoothie will be ready for you!
How to get the kids involved with this recipe:
Ages 2-3: Let your kiddo help put the ingredients into the blender. Show them how to tightly secure the lid.
Ages 4-5: Have them help measure the ingredients to place in the blender.
Ages 6-8: This is a great recipe to let them try on their own. Teach them how to use turn on and off the blender.
Ages 9-11: Supervise them while they prepare the entire recipe. Remember to have them read it twice before beginning the recipe.
Ages 12+: Let them prepare the entire recipe, unsupervised, while you do the happy dance in the corner!
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- cutting board
- chef's knife
- Liquid measuring cup
- 6 cups cubed watermelon frozen
- 2 ¾ cup water
- ¼ cup lime juice
- 3 Tablespoons honey
- 12 mint leaves optional
- Add frozen watermelon, water, lime juice, honey, and mint leaves to a high-powdered blender.
- Blend until smooth for about 30 seconds. Serve.