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Sangria Melon Chiller

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Juicy melon and crisp white wine make for the perfect cooler to sip during the summer."
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1 h 15 m servings 204
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Stir together sugar, water, and torn mint in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Simmer 1 minute, then cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Strain syrup mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, pushing on mint to extract as much liquid as possible. Discard mint leaves. Chill syrup until ready to use.
  2. Stir together wine, orange juice, Triple Sec, and mint simple syrup in a pitcher or large bowl. Add cantaloupe and watermelon and chill at least 30 minutes and up to 4 hours.
  3. Pour or ladle over ice, if desired, into 8 glasses and garnish each with a mint leaf or sprig.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 204 calories; 0.3 26.8 1.1 0 17 Full nutrition

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OMG! This is amazing! Those of you who like sangria will love it for being the perfect summetime drink - light and refreshing. For those who are not fans of sangria, this very well could be the...

I made this for a family birthday party and it was a huge hit! I will definitely make it again. One of my sisters-in-law wants the recipe.

We served it to friends and everyone asked for refills. I will make it again, but I did find that the amount of fruit was excessive in comparison to the amount of liquid. Next time I will use ...