- Free Gift
Refreshing Cucumber Agua Fresca
- Active Time 5m
- Total Time 5m
Makes 1 quart
This recipe can be used as a prototype for all aguas frescas. Here it is made with cucumber as the main ingredient, but any number of fruit could be substituted for the cucumber, including watermelon, cantaloupe (rockmelon), papaya (paw paw), strawberry or mango. Adjust the sugar and lime according to your taste, and the amount of water you add according to how strong you like the flavor.
- 1 large cucumber, peeled and cut into large pieces
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup ice
- 3 tablespoons sugar, or to taste
- Juice of 1/4 lemon or 1/2 lime, or to taste
Place the cucumber in a blender, and puree with all of the remaining ingredients until completely smooth.
Serve immediately, garnished with cucumber and lime.
Serving Size = 1 cup
Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.
nutrition information per serving
57 calories; 0g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 2mg sodium; 15g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 1g protein
These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.
Don't Miss Out
Get an instant coupon for 10% off your next order*
plus the latest recipes, exclusive offers, and more straight to your inbox.
*Some restrictions apply.
Sorry, it appears that you already have subscribed to Cooking.com e-mails.
Click here to modify your email preferences.Close
Sign-up in progress...
Thanks for subscribing and please enjoy the coupons, recipes and special offers coming your way!Close
Your instant coupon code is:
Enter code during checkout to receive 10% off your purchase.* This code will also be emailed to you.Close and Continue
*Some restrictions apply. To see restrictions, click here .