Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa)

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Fresh fruit waters, or Aguas de Frutas, made with crushed or blended fruit are a common and popular drink all over Mexico. This recipe is extremely flavorful and refreshing, especially when fresh strawberries are in season.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups strawberries, sliced

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 8 cups cold water

  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges

  • 8 fresh mint sprigs

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together sliced strawberries, sugar, and 1 cup of water. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 4 hours.

  2. Remove the strawberry mixture from the refrigerator and pour into a blender. Blend on high until smooth. Pour the blended berry mixture through a wire mesh strainer set over a large mixing bowl; discard the pulp and seeds.

  3. Add the remaining 7 cups cold water to the pureed strawberries and mix well. Place the Aqua de Fresa in the refrigerator to chill for several hours or pour over ice and serve immediately. Garnish with lime slices or mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

100 Calories
0g Fat
26g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 40mg 199%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 108mg 2%

* 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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