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Watermelon Trio - Watermelon Zapper

Watermelon Trio - Watermelon ZapperThis juice can be made either with a conventional juicer or with a strong blender, such as a Vitamix. The benefit of blending is all of the phytonutrients and antioxidants are retained, while much of this is lost when the pulp is thrown away with a conventional juicer.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups watermelon cubes
1/3 large lemon, peeled
1 1/2 tablespoons peeled fresh ginger
2 medium carrots (cut into rounds)

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Juicier: Juice all ingredients in a conventional juicer. Makes 1 3/4 cup juice.
  2. For Blender Method: In a blender, such as a Vitamix, place watermelon first then the remaining ingredients. Turn blender on low until watermelon is liquefied then gradually increase speed. Blend for 2 minutes.

Makes 2 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): Calories: 88; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Fiber: 3g

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.