Honeydew, Cucumber & Mint Spritzer

Feeling cool as a cucumber in the summer is refreshing during the oppressive, humid days.  This wine spritzer recipe can help achieve the perfect cooling method.

Honeydew, Cucumber & Mint Spritzer

1 honeydew melon, peeled and chopped

1 cucumber

1 cup fresh mint leaves

1/2 cup fresh lime juice

1 cup sparkling wine

* Puree honeydew melon, 1/2 cucumber and mint leaves in a blender until smooth.

* Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a large pitcher.

* Add lime juice and 1/2 sliced cucumber.

* Chill for 30 minutes (or up to 12 hours).

* Stir well, then mix with sparkling wine and  serve over ice.

* Garnished with lime slices.