How to Make Watermelon Agua Frescas & Get Your Fiber Fix, Too! by Pamela Allen

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a year ago
How to Make Watermelon Agua Frescas & Get Your Fiber Fix, Too!

Watermelon isn’t just delicious – it’s full of fiber and water. When eaten, the fiber acts like a sponge releasing water into the body as you need it. Watermelon is also rich in nutrients and low in calories. A delicious way to enjoy it is in a drink. Watermelon agua frescas are a popular drink in Mexico and California. Here’s a recipe for the refreshing beverage! 

You’ll need:

  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ice

Here's how to make it:

Put the cubed watermelon into a blender with the sugar and lime juice. Blend. Pour over ice to serve. Do not strain before serving or the fiber will be lost! Serves four. 

Nicole DeAvilla
I have been hearing about the health benefits of watermelon. I am going to try this! thanks.
Donna John
I'm making these, too. And they may turn into an adult beverage this weekend! ☺
Chef Gigi Gaggero
I always wondered about these drinks at the taqueria ! I love this!!going to try it! TY !
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
This looks absolutely awesome, Pamela Allen! Can't wait to try it! Love the points you made about watermelon and adult beverages, Nicole DeAvilla, Donna John, Chef Gigi Gaggero! LOL!
Pamela Allen
I think they would be good with either a jigger of vodka or tequila for a cocktail version.
Pamela Allen
You could add 1-2 oz. of your favorite spirit.
MJ
I would use stevia instead of sugar to save more calories
Pamela Allen
Try it without adding any sweetener. I sometimes omit it.

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