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Dan Goldberg Photo by: Dan Goldberg

Berry-Melon Agua Fresca

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.

Sunset JUNE 2006

  • Yield: Makes about 5 cups (4 servings)

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 124
  • Calories from fat: 2.9%
  • Protein: 0.9g
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 12mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
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