Watermelon and Citrus Agua Fresca

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In ‘Williams-Sonoma: Picnics and Tailgates’

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 lbs watermelon, rind and seeds removed, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 12 cup lime juice
  • 14 cup lemon juice
  • 1 12 cups cold water
  • 1 tablespoon superfine sugar (castor sugar)
  • ice cube


  1. Working in batches if necessary, put the watermelon and citrus juices in a food processor and process until pureed.
  2. Place a fine-mesh sieve over a large bowl and pour the puree into the sieve.
  3. Using a rubber spatula, press down on the fruit to force the juice into the bowl.
  4. Discard the pulp.
  5. Stir the water and sugar into the juice.
  6. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled.
  7. Transfer to a chilled thermos.
  8. Serve over ice.

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