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juicing a watermelon?

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echo eater Jul 26, 2006 10:17 PM

Can I put it in my juicer? I don't know why it seems like that wouldn't work. Any other suggestions?

Also, does it come out pink or does it just look like water with a pink tint?

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  1. rose water RE: echo eater Jul 26, 2006 10:27 PM

    it totally works, though if you just stick in in the food processor, you'll get a coarser texture and bits of pulverized seed--i prefer it that way

    the color is watermelon colored (which depends on how lucky or not you were in your watermelon selection)

    rose water (f/k/a freddie)

    1. Non Cognomina RE: echo eater Jul 26, 2006 10:41 PM

      For a seedless watermelon, I cube the chilled watermelon (pink part), put it in a pitcher and take a stick blender to it. Squeeze in some lime, and sip through a straw. Because a watermelon is mostly water, the "pulp" adds some texture but isn't "chunky." I don't know if the texture/end product would be the same if put through a juicer, and haven't tried the stick blender with a watermelon with seeds.

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        echo eater RE: echo eater Jul 26, 2006 10:46 PM

        Brilliant, thanks!

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          Franca_A RE: echo eater Jul 26, 2006 10:59 PM

          Oh, my FAVORITE juice in the world is a combination of watermelon and pineapple, done in a juicer. To juice just watermelon by itself, you'll get a pinkish watery liquid that's mildly sweet (like watermelon is).

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            theSauce RE: echo eater Jul 27, 2006 04:36 AM

            Yum! watermelon juice on a hot day is the bomb.

            1. missclaudy RE: echo eater Jul 27, 2006 01:01 PM

              Add a little salt , lime, hot pepper, pomegranite molasses or balsamic.

              1. BackyardChef RE: echo eater Jul 27, 2006 02:24 PM

                Pour it into a cocktail shaker with some ice, frozen vodka, and a splash of simple syrup. Yum...

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