Who doesn’t want to enjoy delicious cocktail drinks, but what about calories? Since typical margaritas clock in at around 500-600 calories, I started to think about healthier, low-cal versions of popular drinks and cocktails.
Want to know what Skinny Chef is sipping this summer? Try my super refreshing, low-cal cocktail, the Watermelon Twist made from watermelon juice, prosecco and Aperol – a rhubarb orange flavored liquor from Italy. It’s really easy to make, and has just 96 calories for 6 ounces.
2 cups cubed watermelon
4 ounces prosecco
1 ounce Aperol
For step-by-step directions, watch the video above, but here’s the shortened version:
Step 1: Place watermelon in a blender and blend until completely smooth. Drain into a small bowl (you should have 1 cup of watermelon juice)
Step 2: Fill a large cocktail shaker half way full with ice. Place the watermelon juice, the prosecco, and the Aperol into the cocktail shaker. Cover and shake well.
Step 3: Pour into two martini glasses and serve immediately.
(6-ounces): 96 calories, 0 g protein, 7 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 mg sodium.