Watermelon agua fresca

4
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
You can find cooling agua frescas—simply fruit pureed with water and lightly sweetened—at markets throughout Mexico. They can be made with almost any kind of fruit, but this pink watermelon version is as pretty as it is refreshing.

Ingredients

fresh watermelon

8 cup(s), seedless variety, cubes

water

1 cup(s), cold

sugar

1½ Tbsp

fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp

fresh mint leaves

3 sprig(s)

fresh lime(s)

1 item(s), wedges

Instructions

  1. 1 Combine 4 cups watermelon cubes, 1/2 cup water, and the sugar in blender and puree. Press mixture through fine mesh sieve set over medium bowl. Pour into large pitcher. Repeat with remaining watermelon and water.
  2. 2 Add lime juice to pitcher and stir to combine. Pour into 6 ice-filled glasses and garnish with mint and lime wedges.
  3. Serving size: (1 1/4 cups without ice)

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