Watermelon and lime combine forces in this simply delightful recipe for Agua de Sandia, a traditional Mexican beverage that will refresh you all summer long. If you love aguas frescas, this sweet, thirst-quenching drink is for you! As a bonus, all you need to make this yummy recipe is a watermelon, some fresh lime, sugar, and a blender.
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TOTAL TIME: 8 MINS
– 8 cups cubed seeded watermelon, divided – 1/2 cup water, divided – 3/4 cup simple syrup, divided – 1/4 cup fresh lime juice – Lime slices to garnish – Mint leaves as a garnish
Step 1 – Puree half of the cubed watermelon, water, and simple syrup in a blender. Pour through a course strainer and into a large pitcher. Repeat with the remaining watermelon, water, and sugar. Stir in lime juice.
Step 2 – Refrigerate until very cold. Before serving stir and garnish with lime slices and mint if desired.