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    Mexican - Agua Fresca

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    Baby Kato's Note:

    Agua fresca's are Mexican fruit beverages. I love Agua Fresca's and these ones sound wonderful to me. these recipes are from Whats4eats. These refreshing beverages are typically served from large barrel-shaped glass containers. The lime juice adds a lovely tartness to the drink making it more refreshing. Some of the more traditional varieties are watermelon, cantaloupe and strawberry. I have given 6 fruit options, choose the fruit you like and enjoy!

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    • 3 cups strawberries, chopped coarsely (strawberry fresca)
    • 3 cups melon, honey, chopped coarsely (honey melon fresca)
    • 3 cups cantaloupes, chopped coarsely (cantaloupe fresca)
    • 3 cups papayas, chopped coarsely (papaya fresca)
    • 3 cups watermelon, chopped coarsely (watermelon fresca)
    • 3 cups cucumbers, peeled, seeded (cucumber fresca)
    • 6 -8 cups water
    • 1/2-3/4 cup sugar, white
    • 1/4 cup lime juice (optional)


    1. 1
      Add the fruit and 2-3 cups of the water to a blender and puree until smooth.
    2. 2
      Strain through a sieve into a large pitcher.
    3. 3
      Add the rest of water, 1/2 cup of sugar and the lime juice.
    4. 4
      Stir well and add more water and sugar if needed.
    5. 5
      Serve well chilled.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 16, 2012


      This was unexpectedly delicious - I made with cukes from our garden! Thanks for a new summer cocktail! Made for ZWT 8

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    • on August 10, 2012


      Yum, this is so refreshing, a perfect summer drink! I used the strawberry option this time, but will certainly be trying other options in the future. Thanks for sharing! ZWT8

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    • on July 11, 2011


      This is the first time I have ever had Mexican-Agua Fresca. It is so tasty and refreshing! While over at our neighbors house for a fire last week, he mentioned how there are no good Mexican restaurants here in Northern WI (I must agree). I told him that we would have to have him and his girlfriend over for dinner and I would fix Mexican food. When I came across this recipe, I knew I had to give it a try as it would be a wonderful addition to our upcoming dinner. So glad I did! It will definitely be on the menu for the night! I made it with strawberries, the full amount of water, a little less sugar then the recipe calls for and I threw one lime in the blender too. I plan to make Agua Fresca with watermelon later this week to see which version my family enjoys the most. Thanks for another keeper BK. Made and reviewed for AUS/NZ Swap #54.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican - Agua Fresca

    Serving Size: 1 (3748 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 430.5
    Calories from Fat 16
    Total Fat 1.7 g
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 71.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 107.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 9.6 g
    Sugars 92.0 g
    Protein 5.6 g

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