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Table Talk video: A refreshing way to quench your thirst

September 9, 2013 Updated: September 9, 2013 at 11:50 am
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photo - Watermelon agua fresca is as pretty to look at as it is refreshing to drink.

Photo by Teresa J. Farney
Watermelon agua fresca is as pretty to look at as it is refreshing to drink. Photo by Teresa J. Farney 

Watermelon agua fresca (Spanish for "fresh water") quickly is made in a blender and offers a beautiful, refreshing summertime drink. Visit gazette.com or scan the QR code below with your smartphone to watch a video demonstration.

WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA

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Yield: 2 servings

2 cups cold water 2 cups watermelon (rind removed), seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Juice of 1/2 lime (no more than 1 tablespoon) Ice cubes or crushed ice (optional)

Procedure

Cut the watermelon into roughly 1-inch cubes. In a blender or food processor, combine water, watermelon, sugar and lime juice until smooth.

Pour mixture through a strainer into a pitcher, forcing through most of the pulp. Chill at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with or without ice cubes.

Source: Teresa J. Farney adapted from whatscookingamerica.net

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