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Cups of agua fresca in assorted fruit flavors.

Agua Fresca Recipe

This agua fresca recipe is a basic formula to produce a perfect Mexican style fruit drink every time! Use watermelon, strawberries, pineapple, peaches, kiwis or even cucumber for a light and refreshing beverage that's great for parties.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 68kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 cups diced fruit such as strawberries, pineapple, watermelon, mango or kiwi.
  • the juice of 1 lime
  • 1/3 cup sugar or more to taste
  • 4 cups water divided use
  • Optional garnishes: mint sprigs, lime slices, fruit slices


  • Place the fruit, lime juice, sugar and 2 cups of the water in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Strain the fruit mixture into a pitcher and discard solids. Add the remaining water to the pitcher and stir to combine. Chill until ready to serve.
  • Garnish with mint, lime and fresh fruit if desired.



Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 170mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 12.3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.4mg