Agua fresca is Spanish for “fresh water,” and it’s an ideal summertime drink. As refreshing as a slice of watermelon with a little hint of perfumed sweetness.

Watermelon-Basil Agua Fresca


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Watermelon-Basil Agua Fresca


  1. 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes or balls
  2. 2 cups cold water
  3. 1/2 cup basil leaves
  4. 2 tablespoons lime juice
  5. 2 tablespoons agave nectar


Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

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