Watermelon Agua Fresca


This watermelon agua fresca is a drink served throughout Mexico. It can be made with several different fruits. This watermelon version is delicious and refreshing.

Watermelon Agua Fresca
Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 4 cups cubed seeded watermelon

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup white sugar, or to taste

  • 4 slices lime

  • 24 fresh mint leaves

  • 8 cups ice, or as needed


  1. Purée watermelon and water in a blender until smooth. Add sugar to taste.

  2. Cut lime slices in half. Place a half lime slice into each of 8 glasses along with 3 mint leaves. Crush with a cocktail muddler, then fill each glass with 1 cup ice.

  3. Pour in watermelon agua fresca, and stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

72 Calories
0g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 90mg 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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