Cucumber, Melon and Mint Sangria
Light and refreshing, this Cucumber, Melon and Mint Sangria is perfect for an outdoor summer gathering.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 heaping cup honeydew melon balls
  • 1 heaping cup cantaloupe melon balls
  • 1 heaping cup watermelon balls
  • 1 small lime, thinly sliced
  • 1-1 ¼ cups seedless English cucumber slices, very thinly sliced
  • ⅓-½ cup mint leaves, loosely packed
  • 2 tablespoons basil, chiffonade
  • 1 bottle Traminette wine
  • ½ cups club soda
  • mint leaves, basil leaves, cucumber slices, lime slices for optional garnish

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Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher, bowl or container, stir lime juice and sugar until sugar is thoroughly dissolved.
  2. Add all melon balls, lime and cucumber slices, mint and basil, and lightly stir. Add wine and club soda and lightly stir.
  3. Cover tightly, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours and up to 24 hours to blend flavors.
  4. Garnish individual glasses of sangria when serving.

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