Agua de Melon
Mexican Cantaloupe Water
Drink Recipe

From American lemonade to Indian mango lassi, refreshing summer fruit drinks are popular the world over. In Mexico, fruit “water” such as this recipe is a favorite way to use up overripe produce.

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1 ripe cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and diced
3/4 cup sugar
6 cups water
~ ice cubes
~ lime slices for garnish

1. Place the cantaloupe, sugar, and 1 cup of water in the blender and liquefy.

2. Pour the liquid through a wire mesh strainer set over a spacious mixing bowl; discard the solids.

3. Stir the remaining water into the fruity liquid.

4. Pour the Agua de Melon into a pitcher, add ice, and stir. Garnish individual glasses with lime slices.


Preparation Time: 
15 minutes.