Agua Fresca de Melon (Watermelon Sparkling Water)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

A beautiful licuado from Mexico guaranteed to quench the summertime heat. From The Border Cookbook as published in our local paper. Cook time is chilling time.

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  1. Whirl melon in blender in batches, adding mint leaves to one of the batches.
  2. Pour puree into large pitcher, stir in sparkling water and add sugar to taste (perfectly ripened melon should not require any).
  3. Chill at least one hour.
  4. Pour over ice in tall glasses and garnish with mint sprig.