watermelon lime mint agua fresca

It’s summer and watermelons are everywhere! I wanted to make a quick and refreshing drink to mark the start of summer, so I combined fresh mint and lime juice to brighten and enhance the sweet flavor of fresh watermelon juice. Enjoy this recipe for watermelon aqua fresca infused with lime and fresh mint! 

ingredients 

yield: about 4 cups of aqua fresca

6-8 cups of cubed watermelon

1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

2 tablespoons lime juice (or the juice of one lime)

1 tablespoon agave nectar or other sweetener (optional, depending on the sweetness of your watermelon)

A pinch of salt

method

blend together all the ingredients in a blender until liquified

pour through a fine sieve if desired and serve chilled or over ice

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