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Berry-Melon Agua Fresca

Dan Goldberg
Yield Makes about 5 cups (4 servings)
Sweet-tart aguas frescas, served all over Mexico, make great summer coolers. Prep Time: 20 minutes. Notes: Substitute cantaloupe or watermelon for the honeydew; add sugar gradually to avoid oversweetening.


  • 2 cups peeled honeydew melon chunks (see notes)
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • About 1/3 cup sugar
  • About 1/3 cup fresh lime juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 124
  • caloriesfromfat 2.9 %
  • protein 0.9 g
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 32 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 12 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a blender, combine fruit and 2 cups cold water. Whirl until puréed and add sugar and lime juice to taste.

  2. Pour mixture through a strainer into a serving pitcher. Serve cold.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.