Growing Chefs! Ontario Strawberry Watermelon Slushies

Strawberry Watermelon Slushies

This refreshing drink is perfect for a hot summer day!
Serves 12-15
5 cups watermelon, cubed and frozen5 cups strawberries, frozen1 tablespoon maple syrup1 tablespoon lemon juice1/2 cup mint leaves1 cup water
Cutting boardChef's knifeBaking sheet lined with parchmentBlenderMeasuring cupMeasuring spoonsTasting spoonsDish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of you equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Peel the watermelon and cut into 3 or 4 centimeter cubes, then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment and put into the freezer. Strawberries can be frozen whole (even with the leaves). Let fruit freeze completely before using, at least 3 – 4 hours.

Get Cooking!

Place all ingredients except for water into a blender on medium speed. You may need to blend in batches, do not overfill the blender.

Add water and continue to blend until the slushie is desired consistency.

Enjoy this refreshing, frosty beverage!