• Watermelon Agua Fresca

    Ingredients

    2 Quarts

    • Ingredients
      Amount
    • Watermelon, seeded, cut into large chunks, divided
      8 cups
    • Water 
      1 cup
    • Sugar
      1/3 cup
    • Lime juice
      ¼ cup
    • Club soda or seltzer water, chilled
      4 cups
    • Lime slices
      to garnish
    • Watermelon, sliced small wedge
      to garnish

    • Ingredients
      Amount
    • Lime juice
      ¼ cup
    • Kosher salt
      1 pinch
    • Olive oil
      1 Tbsp.
    • Watermelon, pureed
      6 cups

    Method

    1. Place the watermelon, water, and sugar in a blender, and puree. Pour through a coarse strainer into a large container.
    2. Stir in the lime juice, and refrigerate until well chilled, about 4 hours.
    3. To serve, stir in the seltzer water and watermelon cubes, and garnish with lime slices and watermelon wedges.
     Note: This Watermelon Agua Fresca is delicious on its own and also pairs well with either rum or tequila to make a tasty watermelon cocktail.