Cucumber & watermelon agua fresca
SmartPoints® value per serving
Spanish for ‘cool waters’, this fabulously fruity Mexican drink is the ultimate thirst-quencher
1 individual, medium, peeled, plus slices to serve
Lime Juice, Fresh
2 tablespoons, plus slices to serve
20 g, peeled
6 glass(es), medium, sparkling
- Put the watermelon, cucumber, lime, sugar, ginger and 100ml cold water in a blender. Blitz together until smooth.
- Place a fine mesh sieve over a large jug and strain the mixture through, pressing down with the back of a spoon, if needed. Discard the pulp and transfer the jug to the fridge to chill.
- Divide the drink between 6 short glasses and add some ice cubes. Top up with the sparkling water, to taste. Garnish with the cucumber and lime slices to serve.
Experiment with other fresh fruit, such as strawberries, pineapple and other varieties of melon