Agua Fresca

Recipe courtesy Mark Bittman

Photo: Agua Fresca

TOTAL TIME: 10 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
YIELD: 4 to 8 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 large ripe cantaloupe or honeydew, seeded and diced; or 1 small watermelon, seeded and diced; or 1 pineapple, diced, or other fruit, similarly prepared
  • 1/4 cup sugar, more or less, optional
  • Chopped fresh mint, optional
  • Juice of 1 lime
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Directions

Puree fruit in a blender, adding just enough water or water and ice to blend. Strain puree through a fine sieve if it is fibrous or seedy.

Put puree in a pitcher, adding more water or water and ice to make a total of 8 cups. Stir in sugar and mint, if using, and lime juice to taste. Serve.
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