Agua Fresca

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Recipe by Bev I Am

This thirst-quenching beverage, Spanish for fresh water, is a wonderful addition to any informal country inn menu. From Casual Cusines of the World.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

This is a great thirst quencher! I made it y'day evening and it was in the refrigerator right from 7pm yday till this afternoon(1:30pm). We had 6 people come over, and in the summer heat that we have in plenty here, this cooler was just wonderful! They loved it and kept asking for more:) I did add a little more sugar than what the recipe calls for, say about 2-3 tbsps. more. This is a great drink to have at this time of the year, THANKS for sharing it:)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups peeled seeded and diced ripe fruit, such as melon,pineapple,mango and/or papaya
  • 2 12 cups water, preferably filtered
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (or to taste)


  1. In a blender or a food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine the fruit, water and sugar.
  2. Process on high speed until completely smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Pass through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing with the back of a spoon to extract as much juice as possible.
  4. Chill thoroughly before serving.

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