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Watermelon Agua Fresca

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/watermelon_agua_fresca.html

From EatingWell:  June/July 2006

This refreshing drink is served by roadside vendors all over Mexico. Not too much fruit, not too much sugar, just a beautiful way to quench your thirst on a summer day.

About 10 cups | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 4 1/4 hours (including 4 hours chilling time)

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Combine half the watermelon, half the water and half the sugar in a blender; puree. Pour through a coarse strainer into a large container. Repeat with the remaining watermelon, water and sugar. Stir in lime juice. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 4 hours.
  2. To serve, stir in club soda (or seltzer) and garnish with lime.

Nutrition

Per cup : 64 Calories; 0 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 16 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 2 mg Sodium; 144 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit

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