Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca


A very refreshing drink. You may also use cantaloupe or honeydew melon. These taste like the juices served in authentic Mexican restaurants. Serve in tall glasses over ice.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
2 1/2 quarts


  • 8 cups water, divided

  • 5 cups peeled, cubed, and seeded watermelon

  • ½ cup white sugar, or more to taste

  • cup lime juice, or more to taste


  1. Combine 1 cup water, watermelon, and sugar in a blender; process until smooth. Pour into a large pitcher; stir in lime juice and remaining 7 cups water. Taste; adjust sugar or lime juice. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

64 Calories
0g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 64
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 9mg 43%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 97mg 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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