Jul 18, 2009

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca (Mexican Delight)


Ingredients:
  • 4 cups diced, peeled ripe watermelon or cantaloupe
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
Preparation:


Blend together cantaloupe with 1 1/2 cups of the water, the lime juice and the sugar at high speed until smooth. Strain through a medium strainer into a large pitcher or bowl. Stir in the remaining water. Refrigerate for 1 hour or longer. Fill a glass with ice, pour in the agua fresca, garnish with a mint sprig, and serve.

Yield: Four servings.

Variations:

* Stir an additional cup of finely chopped fruit into the strained blended drink      and refrigerate for 1 hour or longer.
* For the watermelon version, add 4 hulled strawberries.
* Mango or Pineapple Agua Fresca: substitute mango or pineapple for the          melon.

4 comments:

  1. Mmmmm looks soo delicious n yummyy... healthy too.. thanks for sharing!!

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  2. thats a healthy one..nice twist..

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  3. What an exotic name :) looks creamy and luscious!

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  4. Thanks everybody for ur lovely comments...

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