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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.

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    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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