Easy & Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber drink – 3 ingredients

Want to try a different variety of watermelon juice? then you can have a try on this watermelon cucumber drink, made of fresh watermelon and cucumber, this drink combines the sweet juicy flavor of watermelon along with a cool, crisp taste of cucumber. It is a super refreshing drink or a perfect summer drink after a long day at work. Here I am going to share a super tasty and easy watermelon cucumber drink I tried.

Freshly prepared watermelon cucumber drink

Potential Benefits

Hydration: Both watermelon and cucumber are mostly water (about 90-95%), making this drink excellent for keeping you hydrated.

Rich in Nutrients: Watermelon is Rich in vitamins A, B6, and C, as well as antioxidants like lycopene and amino acids, Cucumber Contains vitamins K, B, and C, as well as minerals like copper, potassium, and manganese.

Antioxidant Properties

  • Lycopene: Found in watermelon, lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect your cells from damage and has been linked to reduced risk of certain cancers.
  • Vitamin C: Both watermelon and cucumber provide vitamin C, which boosts the immune system and helps combat oxidative stress.

Aids Digestion: The drink contains dietary fiber from both fruits, aiding in digestion and promoting a healthy gut Proper hydration also supports digestive health and regular bowel movements.

Weight Management

  • Low in Calories: The drink is low in calories, making it a great choice for those looking to maintain or lose weight without sacrificing flavor.
  • Satiety: The high water and fiber content can help you feel full, reducing the likelihood of overeating.

Supports Heart Health

  • Potassium: Both watermelon and cucumber provide potassium, which is important for maintaining healthy blood pressure levels.
  • Lycopene: Lycopene in watermelon has been linked to improved heart health.

Anti-Inflammation: Cucumber contains compounds called cucurbitacin, which have anti-inflammatory properties.

Muscle Recovery: Watermelon is a good source of citrulline, an amino acid that may help reduce muscle soreness and improve exercise performance.

Ingredients for watermelon cucumber drink

Freshly cut watermelons for watermelon cucumber drink

Watermelon: The main ingredient of the drink, is a freshly cut cup of fresh watermelon slices, this adds natural sweetness and juiciness.

Cucumber: The other main ingredient of the recipe, is a cup of cucumber slices, this contributes a mild, refreshing flavor.

Freshly sliced cucumber for watermelon cucumber drink

Lime Juice: A few drops of lime juice; provide a tangy balance to the sweetness.

Honey or Agave Syrup: Optional sweeteners, you can have 1-2 spoons of honey that add sweetness to adjust the taste.

Mint Leaves: To have minty freshness you can prefer to have mint leaves that add a fresh aromatic note.

Sparkling Water: Adjust the consistency and add a slight fizz if desired.


Preparing a watermelon cucumber drink hardly takes 5 minutes if you are ready with all the ingredients.

Step 1: Prepare all the ingredients by removing all the seeds in the watermelon, slicing the cucumber, and squeezing lime for fresh lime juice.

Step 2: Add all the ingredients into a blender and blend it until smooth, then add a few drops of honey and mint leaves as optional and mix it once again.

Step 3: Taste the juice once if you want to have a little sweeter then add a few more drops of honey and mix it well.

Step 4: Add some sparkling water, to the mix and blend it again to mix, if you prefer to have a concentrated drink then use less water. Now your drink is ready.

refreshing watermelon cucumber drink


Watermelon Cucumber Ginger Cooler

Add 1-2 teaspoons of freshly grated ginger. Then Include a few basil leaves for an extra layer of flavor. Sweeten with a bit of stevia or sugar if desired.

3. Spicy Watermelon Cucumber Drink

Add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a few slices of jalapeño for a spicy kick and then Garnish with a chili salt rim on the glass.

4. Coconut Watermelon Cucumber Drink

Replace water with coconut water for added electrolytes and a tropical taste. You can Add a splash of pineapple juice for sweetness.

5. Berry Watermelon Cucumber Drink

Add a handful of fresh or frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries) and blend them with the watermelon and cucumber. Personally, adding strawberries is my favorite.

6. Herbal Infused Watermelon Cucumber Drink

Infuse the water with herbs like rosemary or thyme before blending. Then Garnish with a sprig of the chosen herb.

8. Citrus Watermelon Cucumber Drink

Add segments of orange or grapefruit for a citrus burst. You can also use citrus zest as an additional garnish.

9. Watermelon Cucumber Green Tea

Brew a cup of green tea and let it cool. Then Replace the water with the cooled green tea.

10. Watermelon Cucumber Smoothie

Add a banana or a half-cup of yogurt for a creamier texture. Then, include a handful of spinach or kale for a green smoothie version.

11. Alcoholic Watermelon Cucumber Cocktail

If you want to try a cocktail version add a shot of vodka, gin, or rum to each serving. Can also Consider using flavored spirits like cucumber vodka or watermelon rum.

Food Combinations with Watermelon Cucumber Drink

There are plenty of foods that will enhance the refreshing feel of a water cucumber drink, here are some that I found interesting.

Grilled foods: Any grilled foods like chicken, fish, or veg kebabs can be enjoyed with this drink.

Light Appetizers: Toasted slices of bread with diced tomatoes or spring rolls filled with fresh vegetables are also a perfect combo with this drink.

Fruits: Many prefer to have a mix of fresh fruit slices along with watermelon and cucumber juice to enjoy the freshness.

Sea Foods: You can have marinated fish in citrus juice with onions and peppers. Light and fresh sushi rolls with vegetables and seafood are also a preferable option.

Nutritional Insights

Watermelon cucumber drink has a good amount of nutrients with low-calorie content

Potassium8-10% of DV
Magnesium2-4% of DV
Calcium1-2% of DV
Vitamin A, C, K8-10% of DV
watermelon cucumber drink

Watermelon cucumber drink

Sesha Sai
Looking for refreshing drink in summer or after a long day of work, that can be prepared easily in 5 minutes with minimal ingredients then watermelon cucumber drink is for you
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine ALL
Servings 2
Calories 55 kcal


  • 4 cups of watermelon cubed and deseeded
  • 1 large cucumber peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp of lime juice about 1-2 limes
  • 1-2 tbsp of honey or agave syrup optional, to taste
  • A handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup of sparkling water


  • Prepare all the ingredients by removing all the seeds in watermelon, slice the cucumber and squeeze lime for fresh lime juice.
  • Add all the ingredients into blender and blend it until smooth, then add few drops of honey and mint leaves as optional and blend it once again.
  • Taste the juice once if you want to have little sweeter then can adds few more drops of honey and mix it well.
  • Add some sparkling water, to the mix and blend it again to mix, if you prefer to have concentrated drink then use less water. Now your drink is ready.
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