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Strawberry Agua Fresca

Yield 8 cups (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)
Spanish for "fresh water," agua fresca is a refreshing, fruit-infused drink that is served throughout Mexico. Depending on the ripeness of the strawberries, adjust the amount of sugar for desired sweetness.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 cups hulled strawberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 71
  • caloriesfromfat 4 %
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 17.8 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 4 mg
  • calcium 21 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Place strawberries in a blender, and process until smooth. Combine the sugar mixture, strawberry puree, and juice; stir well.

Mijita, San Francisco, California