NOTES: Very ripe cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon all make delicious aguas frescas.

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes about 2 1/2 quarts
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, whirl melon, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 cup water until very smooth. Pour into a large pitcher (at least 3 qt.). Whisk in 1/3 cup lime juice, 7 cups water, and more sugar and lime juice to taste. Chill until cold, at least 1 hour or up to 1 day. Serve over ice.

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  • Nutritional analysis per cup.

Nutrition Facts

64 calories; calories from fat 3%; protein 0.6g; fat 0.2g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 0.5g; sodium 7.5mg.
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