Strawberry Agua Fresca

Prepare this early on the day of the party; chill until your guests arrive.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

4 cups quartered fresh strawberries (about 2 pints)
6 cups cold water, divided
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice

Preparation

Combine strawberries, 2 cups water, sugar, and mint in a blender; process 2 minutes or until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve into a pitcher; discard solids. Add remaining 4 cups water and juice; refrigerate. Serve over ice.

Note:

Melissa Williams,

May 2007