We’ve been lucky to have a cooler summer in Austin this year, but this past weekend definitely brought the familiar heat. This Cucumber Melon Slushie is a wonderful cool treat on any hot summer day.

Cucumber Melon Slushie with Mint

Cucumber Melon Slushie with Mint




  • 1 melon (cantaloupe, honeydew, ambrosia melon, etc.), sliced and peels discarded
  • 1 cucumber sliced lengthwise and ends discarded
  • 3 cups ice
  • mint leaves for garnish


  1. Juice the melon and cucumber in a juicer then add to blender with 3 cups of ice.  
  2. If you do not have a juicer, use your blender to process the melon and cucumber with the option to strain away the pulp with a cheesecloth before blending with ice.