Summer Watermelon Punch

Summer Watermelon Punch by

Michael McMurtrey


Shopping List

  • 1 watermelon, pureed and strained
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 can frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 bottle sparkling wine or seltzer



  1. Cut the top off your watermelon, as shown in the picture.
  2. Scoop out red flesh into a bowl.
  3. Puree it in stages, using a standard or immersion blender.
  4. Pour each batch through a mesh sieve into a large bowl, to eliminate any seeds or solids.
  5. Add juice of an orange and a lime. Then add pineapple juice and frozen lemonade.
  6. Chill.
  7. When ready to serve, fill the hollowed out watermelon 2/3 of the way, top with sparkling wine.