*stabbing watermelon is strangely therapeutic.
I remembered why we only buy watermelon once a year. That stuff is prolific! For only $6, Snowman the farmer sent me away with a “tight” melon that sounded hollow when thumped.
Back home, I cussed girthy watermelon while cutting 5 gallon-size storage bags of cubes. Clearly, that’s too much for our family of two. Waste not! I went with my favorite tactic, freezing the heck out of it. Here’s how to use the icy treasures:
Frozen Watermelon Margaritas
2 cups cubed watermelon, frozen on a cookie sheet
1/4 fresh lime juice (about 1 big lime)
1/2 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
1 cup coconut water
1/4 cup tequila
1 tablespoon stevia, or to taste
*Add all ingredients to the blender and…you know…blend! You’ll have tall drinks for two.
What I love about my watermelon margarita: Absolutely no added sugar! This tastes so much like the concoctions I love at the Mexican restaurants, minus the tooth rotting/headache capacity present in most frozen drinks.
Bonus: leave the tequila out and call this a post workout recovery drink. Unless you like to drink after the gym. In which case I will not judge you.
What’s your favorite way to use frozen fruit? Do you have a go-to margarita recipe? Bottoms up!