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Melon Agua Fresca

Makes about 2 1/2 quarts

NOTES: Very ripe cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon all make delicious aguas frescas.

Melon Agua Fresca

James Carrier
 5 cups cubed peeled, seeded melon (from about 3 lb. melon; see notes)
 1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar
 1/3 to 1/2 cup lime juice
Step 1

In a blender, whirl melon, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 cup water until very smooth. Pour into a large pitcher (at least 3 qt.). Whisk in 1/3 cup lime juice, 7 cups water, and more sugar and lime juice to taste. Chill until cold, at least 1 hour or up to 1 day. Serve over ice.

Step 2

Nutritional analysis per cup.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 64Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g1%

Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 7.5mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 16g6%

Dietary Fiber 0.5g2%
Protein 0.6g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.