Monday, December 23, 2013

Mexican Food Recipe: Watermelon Agua Fresca

This refreshing drink is served by roadside vendors all over Mexico. Not too much fruit, not too much sugar, just a beautiful way to quench your thirst on a summer day. Its a Mexican Food.



=10 cups cubed seeded watermelon, (about 6 pounds with the rind), divided
=1 cup water, divided
=1/3 cup sugar, divided
=1/4 cup fresh lime juice
=1 liter (4 cups) club soda, or seltzer water, well chilled
=Lime slices, for garnish



=Combine half the watermelon, half the water and half the sugar in a blender; puree. Pour through a coarse strainer into a large container. Repeat with the remaining watermelon, water and sugar. Stir in lime juice. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 4 hours.

=To serve, stir in club soda (or seltzer) and garnish with lime.


Tips & Notes

=Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 1, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

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