Watermelon agua fresca
- Total Time
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.
fresh watermelon8 cup(s), seedless variety, cubes
water1 cup(s), cold
sugar1 ½ Tbsp
fresh lime juice2 Tbsp
fresh mint leaves3 sprig(s)
fresh lime(s)1 item(s), wedges
- 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 Add lime juice to pitcher and stir to combine. Pour into 6 ice-filled glasses and garnish with mint and lime wedges.
- Serving size: (1 1/4 cups without ice)