Cool Colombian Summer Drink

Screen Shot 2017-07-12 at 13.21.27Summertime’s here and you need something to keep you cool” – David Lee Roth, 1978

We are going loco in the summer heat and therefore also going completely off topic… it’s probably time to cool down… Anyways, we have the perfect Colombian summer drink recipe for you. It’s tasty & refreshing, sweet & delish! 

Limonada de Sandía (Watermelon Limeade) is a simple mixture of watermelon, lime juice, water and a dash of sugar and makes the perfect summertime drink.

Here’s what:

  • 8 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 1/4 cup sugar or to your taste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • Ice for serving

Here’s how:

  1. Place the watermelon, sugar and 1/4 cup of water in a blender. Purée until smooth. Strain the watermelon through a strainer and discard the pulp.
  2. In a pitcher, combine all the ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices.

Thanks to My Colombian Recipes, go to if you want more good stuff from Colombia.

Stay Frosty, folks!