Pepino Refresher
Recipe by Chef Savannah Munoz

Pepino Refresher

Ingredients

12 oz. Cantaloupe Juice, instructions below
24 oz. Pepino Melon Juice, instructions below
6 oz. Basil Simple Syrup, instructions below
Ice

For the Cantaloupe Juice:
1/2 Cantaloupe, peeled; seeded; cubed
Blend and pass through a fine mesh strainer

For the Pepino Melon Juice:
6 Melissa’s Pepino Melons, peeled; seeded; cubed
Blend and pass through a fine mesh strainer

For the Basil Simple Syrup:
1/2 cup Water
1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup Fresh Basil, loosely packed

Directions
In a saucepan, add the water and sugar and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat, add the basil and steep for 2 minutes. Remove and discard the basil.

For the Refresher:
Place the cantaloupe juice, pepino melon juice, the basil simple syrup and some ice into a large jar or pitcher with a lid and shake for 20 seconds. Strain over ice-filled glasses and serve. Makes about 6-8 drinks.