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Watermelon Agua Fresca - A refreshing summer drink made with fruit juice

Watermelon Agua Fresca

A refreshing cool drink made with fruits. This lightened version of watermelon juice is refreshing but low in calories. A hint of citrus and mint complements the natural sweetness of the watermelon. Easy to make and serve, it is a great drink to enjoy on any summer day ! 

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Syama

Ingredients

  • 5 C Ripe Watermelon Peeled and diced.
  • 2 C Chilled water
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp Raw Sugar As needed

To Serve

  • Crushed Ice
  • 1 Lemon
  • Few Mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Place the water melon slices in a blender jar and blend at high till smooth. You may have to do this in batches depending on your blender. Strain the juice into large pitcher or bowl. 

  2. If the watermelon is not sweet enough add 1 - 2 tbsp of sugar to 1 C water and stir to mix.  Add the water  and fresh lemon  juice to the pitcher and mix.  Taste and  add more  sugar only if  necessary . Stir and chill in the fridge for 1 hour or till needed .

  3. Slice the lemon into thin rounds. Fill a glass with crushed ice , place a slice of lemon on top and add 1 -2 bruised mint leaves. Top off   with the  chilled agua fresca and serve.

Recipe Notes