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Watermelon Chill

Prep: 15 minutes • Makes: about 6-1/2 cups


3 pounds seedless watermelon (rind and any seeds removed), cut into 1-inch chunks (about 4 cups packed) plus small watermelon wedges for garnish (optional)
1 package (6 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate
2 ounces (4 tablespoons) grenadine syrup
4 cups ice cubes
1 lime, thinly sliced (optional)

1. In blender, combine half of watermelon with limeade concentrate and grenadine; puree until smooth. Add remaining watermelon and puree until smooth. If not serving right away, cover and refrigerate up to 1 day ahead.

2. In 2 batches, in blender, add half of watermelon mixture and 2 cups ice; blend until smooth and no chunks of ice remain. Pour into tall glasses; garnish with watermelon wedge or lime slice, if desired.


Each cup: about 111 calories, 0 g total fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein