Cucumber Melon Agua Fresca

cucumber melon agua fresca

Agua fresca is served at stands throughout Mexico and is the perfect foil to spicy dishes. It's also one of the most refreshing drinks and excellent for cooling off on a hot summer day.

Hands-On Time: 10 minutes
Ready In: 4 hours and 10 minutes
Yield: About 8 cups

Ingredients

    One 8-pound watermelon
    2 large cucumbers
    2 to 4 Tablespoons lime juice
    1 to 2 cups granulated sugar
    2 cups water

Directions

  1. Remove rind and seeds from watermelon. Cut into cubes.
  2. Peel cucumber and cut into chunks.
  3. Puree fruit in a a blender until smooth -- this can be done in batches if necessary.
  4. Add water to fruit and stir well. Strain through a sieve and discard pulp.
  5. Add lime juice and sugar to taste. Many times the fruit is sweet enough that very little sugar is needed, so use as you desire.
  6. Chill for 4 hours or until very cold. Serve over ice.
See more recipes from Anne Coleman (aka Short Order Mom).

full star full star empty star empty star empty star Rated by 8 members
Print

Find More About

Search Recipes
Get delicious recipes your whole family will love.

Recipe Videos

null data...
promoObjectId (null)
promoObject.title ()
promoObject.contentType ()
promoWidth ()
promoHeight ()
promoContainerId (editorialPromo3)
promoCSS (on_travelTips_aggregate)
this displays when the floating stack report is on
Please log in ...
Close
You must be logged in to use this feature.

Thank You!

Thank you for helping us maintain a friendly, high quality community at Family.com. This comment will be reviewed by a community moderator.

Flag as Not Acceptable?

We review flagged content and enforce our Terms of Use, in which content must never be:

See full Terms of Use.