Two Melon Shake
Recipe courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.
3 cups roughly chopped seedless watermelon
1/2 cup cubed raw bitter melon (seeds and fibrous core removed)
1/2 cup coconut milk
4 ice cubes
Pinch of salt
- In a blender, on high speed, purée watermelon, bitter melon, coconut milk, ice cubes and salt until smooth. Pour into two glasses and serve immediately.
Makes 2 servings.
Tip: If you can't find bitter melon, substitute it with an equal amount of chopped cucumber. To sweeten, add a drizzle of honey.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): Calories: 120; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 22g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 15mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.