Watermelon and Mint "Agua Fresca" (Fresh Fruit-Blended Water)

  • Level:Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min

  • Yield:8 servings


4 cups watermelon, seeded and cubed (about 3 pounds)

1/2 cup water

24 mint leaves, divided

8 tablespoons super-fine sugar (adjust if too sweet when using a naturally sweeter watermelon), divided

4 very thin lime slices, halved into half moons, divided

Ice cubes


  1. Add the watermelon and the water to a blender, and puree until smooth. Divide the mint leaves, sugar and lime slices among 8 glasses and muddle the ingredients. Add ice to each glass and pour in the watermelon agua fresco. Stir and serve.

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