Want a summery and refreshing cocktail recipe with antioxidants? Check out a cool watermelon martini. It is rich in lycopene, an antioxidant known to reduce the risk of heart disease. Furthermore, a watermelon martini is a refreshing drink that you could not resist. Make a watermelon martini today and enjoy keeping cool with family and friends during summer get-togethers. Here are some recipes you should try.

Ingredients you need for this recipe includes 4 oz. Vodka, 1 cup watermelon juice, 1 lime juice, ¼ cup simple syrup, 3 tbsp. sugar, 3 tbsp. salt, ice and slices of watermelon for garnish. Mix sugar and salt together, wet the chilled martini glass rim with a piece of watermelon. Dip the glass rim to the sugar and salt mixture and do the same for another glass. Place vodka, watermelon juice and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker, top with ice and shake well. Pour the contents from the strainer to the martini glass and garnish with a slice of watermelon.

Another watermelon martini recipe needs ingredients such as 1 cup lemon vodka, 4 cups watermelon with seeds removed, 2 squeezed limes, ½ cup triple sec or cointreau, 1 tbsp. sugar, 1 cup ice cubes, pieces of lime, watermelon, sugar cane. Mix watermelon puree and chunks on a blender, remove pureed fruit and pour to a pitcher and keep cool or a bit frozen. Add one cup of watermelon puree, ¼ cup lemon vodka and one tbsp. triple sec or cointreau to the blender with 3 ice cubes and then blend. Pour to a glass and garnish with limes, watermelon chunks and one stick of sugar cane.

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