Watermelon mint agua fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Light and refreshing, watermelon agua fresca (fresh water) is a delicious thirst quencher on a warm summer day. Popularized in Mexico, agua fresca is simply fruit blended with a bit of sugar and lime juice (I added mint for a little extra kick).

watermelon lime agua fresca

 

 

 

mint watermelon agua fresca

Ingredients are (serves 4) :

  • 4 cups of chopped seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 20 mint leaves chopped
  • 6 tablespoons white sugar
  • two limes (cut in half) and some thin slices for garnish
  • ice cubes

Fresh watermelon blended water

Boil water and sugar til melted, let cool.   Once cooled, add chopped watermelon and sugar water to blender; puree until smooth.

agua fresca mint watermelon

Muddle juice from 1/2 a lime, and 5 mint leaves per glass.   Add ice, and pour the watermelon agua fresca.  Garnish with lime slice, stir and enjoy!

Watermelon agua fresca

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