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Watermelon Agua Fresca

Author: Judiaann Woo
Serves: 2 quarts

Refreshing, light and bright. This popular, summertime beverage is made with just 4 ingredients, featuring peak season watermelon.
Watermelon Aguefresca from Zupan's Markets
Agua frescas, a popular summertime drink of Mexico, can be made with just about any fruit and water but is especially refreshing when made with watermelon. Blend fruit with water with just a touch of sugar to keep it light with a squeeze of lime to keep it bright.


  • 4 cups chopped seedless watermelon
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar
  • Juice from half a lime


Add ingredients to a blender and blend until liquified. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer. Chill before serving or serve over ice.