Strawberry-Jamaica Agua Fresca

Recipe by Mitzimom
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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 2 Quarts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups dried hibiscus flowers (jamaica)
  • 4
    cups water
  • 2
    lbs strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced (keep the juice!!)
  • 1
    cup sugar or 3/4 cup agave nectar
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the flowers with the water in a pan and bring up to a boil over medium high heat. Boil for 6 minutes, then remove from heat, cover, and allow to steep for 2 hours.
  • Clean the strawberries, slice them into a bowl, and cover with sugar, toss, and let stand on the counter for half an hour.
  • Puree the strawberries and the liquid they cast , then strain through a fine mesh sieve into a large pitcher or a sun-tea jar, then pour the hibiscus liquid in and stir well.
  • Taste and adjust with more water or sugar to your taste.
  • Serve over plenty of ice. Keep refrigerated or iced if serving at a party outdoors.
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