watermelon juice in a glass jar


Watermelon juice is refreshing and a naturally sweet beverage. It’s easy to make for a simple to make at any time of the day.  It can be enjoyed plain or mixed with other fruit juices. In this write up we are therefore going to learn how to make a refreshing watermelon juice recipe.

Tips for making refreshing watermelon juice

  •  Select a good watermelon if you want the watermelon juice to be perfect.  your juice will only be as good as your watermelon.
  • You want to make sure to remove the seeds before you make the juice. You don’t really want black spots in this juice.
  •  jazz up your watermelon juice recipe with some lime juice, fresh mint or a blend half of a diced cucumber.

The benefits of Watermelon Juice

Here are some of the health benefits of watermelon juice

  • This juice helps you to stay hydrated. Watermelons are 92% composed of water, this will keep your body hydrated on a daily basis
  • A Watermelon is low in calories and high in nutrients. High amounts of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Potassium, Magnesium and Vitamin B are found in watermelon.
  • Watermelons are also high in lycopene, a type of carotenoid and antioxidant. This helps the body to fight against some cancers, reduce risk of heart disease and lower the body’s blood pressure.
  • This juice also contains beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A. And though found in small amounts in this juice, it also helps to maintain a good skin.
  • watermelon juice has an incredibly low amount which is great for weight loss diets. It also contains natural sugars which can help you to satisfy your sweet cravings in a healthy way.

How to Make Refreshing Watermelon Juice step by step?

 Cutting the watermelon

The quality of the juice you will make will also highly depend on how you cut your watermelon and deseed it.

First, you cut your watermelon into cubes making sure to avoid the rind with seeds. Remove any seeds that you find in your cubes. Cut the cubes small enough for your blender to be able them blend up. It is advisable to blend them in batches if your blender is small.

Blending the watermelon

Place your watermelon cubes in the blender and blend them for about 30- seconds to 1 minute.  Check to find out if all the chunks have been completely liquefied.  Blend for 1 more minute to clear all the big chunks.

Let your watermelon juice settle for a minute so that the chunk sits at the bottom.  Then Strain your watermelon juice over a glass jar.  Take note, don’t force the juice to pass through the strainer. Let it seep through the strainer slowly and then discard the pulp

Let the juice settle down and observe it, if there are bubbles on top of the watermelon juice this means that some of the pulp got through. use a spoon or a small strainer to scoop it off the top.  

Garnish the watermelon juice with fresh mint kitchen herbs and lime or lemon wedge as you desire it.

Enjoy your watermelon juice over ice on a hot day

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