Minty Melon Agua Fresca
Published January 31, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
Agua frescas are a great way to cool down when the summer's heat is at it's peak. Any kind of melon you can find will work as long as they're really ripe.
|Serving size:||2 cups|
|Calories per serving:||150|
|Total Fat 0.5g||1%|
- 2 large cantaloupe or honeydew melons
- 5 limes
- 1/2 gallon water
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 4 springs mint
- Ice cubes
Step by Step:
- Cut melons in half, remove seeds and rind and cut into chunks. Process melon, in batches, in a food processor or blender until smooth. Pour into a large bowl or pitcher. Cut limes in half and squeeze juice into melon mixture. Add 6 cups of water and half the sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Taste to determine if you need to add additional water or sugar.
- Add mint sprigs and refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Add ice and serve.