Place remaining 2 cups watermelon in a blender; process until smooth. Pour pureed watermelon through a sieve into a pitcher, and discard solids. Add water, sugar, and lime juice; stir until sugar dissolves. Stir in the chopped watermelon. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.
This recipe is OK, but the success of the drink really depends on the sweetness and flavor of the watermelon. I wanted to use up a so-so watermelon and needed less water and more sweetener because the watermelon flavor wasn't very intense. I'll make it again but will use a standard watermelon, not a mini melon or seedless melon next time. Also I made some with agave nectar instead of sugar and it tasted good plus dissolved easily.
Great standard recipe for agua fresca. I would use a bit of personal judgement regarding the level of sugar and lime juice--it may not have enough of either. I also recommend making and using simple syrup instead of sugar to ensure it is dissolved. (Just bring to a boil a one-to-one ratio of sugar and water and stir until dissolved and let cool.) Keep it in the refrigerator for a couple of weeks and use as needed.
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