This delicious Watermelon Juice with Lime & Mint is such an easy and refreshing summertime beverage. It’s naturally sweet and hydrating with no added sugar.

two glasses of watermelon juice with limes

Recipe Highlights

If you’ve never had fresh watermelon juice, then you are in for a real treat! This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and made with no added sugar.

Because of its high carotenoid and lycopene content, watermelon can also act as a natural sunscreen. It’s the perfect summertime fruit, and you’re going to love how easy it is to transform the fruit into juice.

Each serving of this delicious juice has approximately:

  • 60 calories,
  • 0 grams of fat,
  • 6% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin A,
  • and 20% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C.

How to Make Watermelon Juice

If you have a decent blender, preferably a high-speed blender, you can make watermelon juice in 15 seconds. You don’t need to add water or anything, you simply just blend the watermelon chunks until they are liquified.

watermelon juice ingredients

This recipe is made a little bit fancy by adding the juice of a fresh lime and some fresh mint leaves. If you like the flavor of watermelon, then you are going to absolutely love this fresh watermelon juice.

Recipe Steps

Step One

Chill your watermelon in the refrigerator. Then, cut it in half and cut off the rind. Cut the watermelon flesh of half of the watermelon into large chunks. Store the other half of the watermelon for another use.

Step Two

Combine the watermelon chunks, lime juice, and fresh mint in the base of your blender.

watermelon chunks in the blender

Step Three

Blend the watermelon chunks until they are liquified. This should only take between 15-30 seconds in a good blender.

watermelon juice in a blender

Step Four

Pour the juice through a fine-mesh colander into a large bowl. This will get rid of any pulp from the watermelon.

straining the watermelon juice through a colander into a pitcher

Step Five

Serve the watermelon immediately, or store it in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.

glass of juice with foam on top

FAQs

Can this recipe be made in a juicer?

Yes, absolutely, but I personally think it can be made much faster in a blender.

Do I really have to strain the juice?

No, you don’t, but it will be a little bit thick if you don’t strain it.

Other Delicious Juices You Might Like

Or, try my Watermelon Smoothie recipe.

Watch me make this recipe on YouTube!

Here is the printable recipe:

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two glasses of fresh watermelon juice

Watermelon Juice with Lime & Mint


  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This delicious Watermelon Juice with Lime & Mint is such an easy and refreshing summertime beverage. It’s naturally sweet and hydrating with no added sugar.


Scale

Ingredients

  • 8 cups chopped watermelon (from about ½ of a large watermelon), chilled*
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 6 fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Combine the watermelon chunks in the base of a high-speed blender. Add the lime juice and mint leaves.
  2. Blend on high for about 15 seconds, or until the ingredients are smooth.
  3. Place a fine-mesh colander over a large bowl, and pour the juice through the colander. Use a spatula to push the juice through the colander.
  4. Discard the pulp and pour the juice from the bowl into a pitcher.
  5. Serve immediately.

Notes

*If you can, place your watermelon in the refrigerator for several hours so it is chilled. Then, cut the watermelon in half and cut the flesh away from the rind to make the watermelon chunks.

Store any leftover juice in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

  • Category: Beverages
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: blender watermelon juice, blended watermelon, watermelon smoothie

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