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Strawberry Agua Fresca

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.

Cooking Light MAY 2005

  • Yield: 8 cups (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 71
  • Calories from fat: 4%
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 17.8g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 4mg
  • Calcium: 21mg
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