RECIPE: Sparkling Watermelon Hibiscus Cooler

Fresh watermelon, lime juice, floral hibiscus tea and a little of that fancy San Pellegrino make a perfect and easy weekend cool-off.

PREP TIME: About 10 MIN.  |  servings: 1   |   FROM LHTC


  • 1 bag Hibiscus Tea
  • 4 oz Water, boiling
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 cup fresh cubed Watermelon
  • 1-2 teaspoons Sugar, to taste
  • 2-4 oz Sparkling Water, to taste
  • Ice


  1. Steep together the hibiscus tea and water for 7 minutes. Remove bag and refrigerate tea to chill.
  2. In a blender, puree watermelon chunks. Pour through a sieve to remove seeds and large pulp. Refrigerate to chill.
  3. In a glass over ice, add chilled hibiscus tea, 2 ounces watermelon puree, sugar (if desired), lime juice and sparkling water to taste. Shake or stir to combine. Serve immediately.

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