Agua Fresca de Pithaya (Dragon Fruit)

Cool off with these hydrating sippers. Spanish for “fresh water,” agua fresca is water flavored with fruit, vegetables, or seeds, and sweetened with sugar.

pink agua de fresca with dragon fruit with straw and lemon wheel
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 agua frescas


  • 2 lb pink- or white-flesh pithayas

  • 1 1/2 cups water

  • 1/4 cup lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • lime wheels, for garnish

  • ice cubes as needed


  1. Cut pithayas in half and scoop out flesh. Blend pithaya flesh, the water, lime juice, and sugar in a blender until smooth. Pour over ice and garnish glasses with lime wheels.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
2g Fat
81g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 22mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Dietary Fiber 14g 49%
Total Sugars 53g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 426mg 2,131%
Calcium 163mg 13%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 1440mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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