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Melon Agua Fresca

Prep time 7 mins
Other time 2 hrs
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
This Mexican-style fruit drink is typically made with water and a blend of different whole fruits. Here we've skipped the water and opted for an all-fruit version that is a perfect thirst quencher for a hot summer day. In order to get the amount of watermelon needed for this recipe, you need to purchase about a 3-pound watermelon.

Ingredients

  • 5 1/2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • Lime slices (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 121
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.9 g
  • carbohydrate 28.5 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 6 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 9 %
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • calcium 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Strain watermelon mixture through a sieve into a pitcher; discard pulp. Cover and chill 2 hours or until ready to serve. Pour melon mixture into chilled glasses. Garnish with lime slices, if desired.

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