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This Watermelon Sangria is summer in a glass! Fresh watermelon, strawberries, & lemons make it so seasonal! The addition of wine & vodka doesn't hurt either. ;) showmetheyummy.com #sangria #summer #cocktails #watermelon #strawberries #vodka #wine
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Watermelon Sangria

This Watermelon Sangria is Summer in a cup! Fresh watermelon and strawberry puree, crisp Pinot Grigio, strawberry vodka, triple sec, and tangy lemon juice! This homemade cocktail is so refreshing!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: alcoholic drink, fresh, strawberry vodka
Servings: 8 drinks
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed seedless watermelon (3 cups juiced)
  • 16 oz strawberries stems removed
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle pinot grigio
  • 1 cup strawberry vodka
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 cup Blueberries

Instructions

  • Place watermelon cubes in a blender; blend on high until very smooth.
  • Strain juice through a mesh strainer into a measuring glass. You should end up with 3 cups of juice.
  • Set aside.
  • Place strawberries and lemon juice into the blender; blend on high until very smooth.
  • Strain juice through a mesh strainer into another measuring glass.
  • Set aside.
  • Now pour both the fruit purees into a very large pitcher.
  • Add in the wine, strawberry vodka, triple sec, and simple syrup into the pitcher.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Place lemon slices, orange slices, and blueberries into the pitcher and stir to combine again.
  • Fill individual glasses with ice and serve immediately or place in the fridge until ready for use!
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Notes

This sangria tastes great immediately, but is even better after a few hours in the fridge! You could even make this a day in advance.
*Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water. I always make extra and store it in the fridge. Place 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup water into a glass, microwave safe measuring cup. Microwave until the sugar has dissolved, about 90 seconds. This recipes uses 1/2 cup, so place the excess in a sealable container and store in the fridge!

Nutrition

Serving: 1drink | Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 63mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.3mg