|Total Time||20 minutes|
Agua fresca, or “fresh water,” is served throughout Mexico and is a perfect summertime cooler.
|2¾||cups melon chunks (watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, etc.)|
|3||Tbsp. fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)|
|3||Tbsp. sugar or 2 tablespoons agave nectar (see Note)|
|~||Mint sprigs for garnish (optional)|
Culinate editor’s note: Because granulated sugar won’t dissolve easily in cold liquid, you may wish to replace the 3 tablespoons sugar with a simple syrup of sugar dissolved in boiling water. Agave nectar, of course, is already liquid.
Read more about hydration in Marissa Lippert’s “Hydration and health.”
This content is from the Marissa Lippert collection.
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