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Fresh Melon Cooler (Agua de Melon) | Print |
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Makes about 1 quart

  • 4 cups (packed) fresh melon (such as cantaloupe, honeydew melon, watermelon—peeled, and seeded, as appropriate)
  • ½ cup water, plus more if necessary
  • ¼ cup sugar, plus more if desired
  • About 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus more if desired

Scoop the fruit into a blender, then add the water, sugar and lime.  Blend until smooth. Add more water, if necessary, to achieve a light, easy-to-drink consistency.  Taste and season with more sugar and lime if you think necessary.  You can add extra flavorings (mint to honeydew, orange juice to cantaloupe, and blended raspberries to watermelon) if you like. Refrigerate to chill or serve over ice.