How to Make Watermelon Aqua Fresca


The kids will love this Watermelon Aqua Fresca recipe. Serve it at your next Summer BBQ, pool party or play date. Watermelon beverages are a great way to cool off during the hot summer months.



  • 3 cup fresh watermelon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • juice of half a lemon or lime
  • ice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)


  1. Scoop the pulp from 1/4 of a medium round watermelon and place in a blender.
  2. Liquify the watermelon and pour the juice through a fine mesh strainer to remove most of the pulp.
  3. Pour 3 cups of juice back into the blender and then add the water, lemon or lime juice, and sugar.
  4. Blend until frothy.
  5. Pour the Watermelon Aqua Fresca into a pitcher filled with ice.
  6. Serve with a slice of lemon or lime and a sprig of mint.
  7. Aqua Fresca should be consumed the same day.
  8. Makes 6-8 servings.


  • Serving Size: 1 glass
  • Calories: 20
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