Cantaloupe Melon Coolers

Cantaloupe Melon Coolers


  • 1 cantaloupe, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 8 cups)
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 quart chilled club soda
  • Garnish: lime wedges, honeydew melon slices


  1. Purée cantaloupe in batches with water in a blender. Transfer to a colander lined with a kitchen towel set over a deep bowl and let drain for 1 hour. Gather ends of towel and gently squeeze any remaining juice from melon, then discard solids.
  2. Stir in lime juice, sugar, and ¼ tsp salt and chill for 1 hour.
  3. Divide among 8 (10-ounces) glasses and top off with club soda.


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