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Watermelon Agua Fresca

WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Watermelon Agua Fresca

This refreshing drink is served by roadside vendors all over Mexico. Not too much fruit, not too much sugar, just a beautiful way to quench your thirst on a summer day.

This Recipe Is:
Ingredients
Prep: 15 minutes | Total Time: 4 1/4 hours (including 4 hours chilling time)
  • 8   cups
    cubed seeded watermelon, (about 6 pounds with the rind), divided
  • 1   cup
    water, divided
  • 1/3   cup
    sugar, divided
  • 1/4   cup
    fresh lime juice
  • 1   liter (4 cups)
    club soda, or seltzer water, well chilled
  •  
    lime slices, for garnish
Instructions
  1. Combine half the watermelon, half the water and half the sugar in a blender; puree. Pour through a coarse strainer into a large container. Repeat with the remaining watermelon, water and sugar. Stir in lime juice. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 4 hours.
  2. To serve, stir in club soda (or seltzer) and garnish with lime.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: about 10 cups
  • Calories64
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates16 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Sodium2 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.

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