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Two glasses of Watermelon Agua Fresca with black and white straws.
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Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca (Agua de Sandia) is a yummy and refreshing fruit drink. A cool and light beverage that goes great with just about any Mexican food.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 46kcal


  • 4 cups watermelon
  • 6 -8 cups water
  • 1-2 tbsp sugar (add more if needed)


  • Add watermelon to a blender.
  • Blend the watermelon.
  • Strain the blended watermelon.
  • Pour the strained watermelon mixture into a pitcher.
  • Add 6 cups of water and 1 tablespoons of sugar.
  • Taste for good measure.
  • Add more sugar or more water, if needed.
  • Pour over ice and enjoy!



To make the agua fresca diabetic friendly, use 1 teaspoon Stevia for 1 tablespoon sugar. 
Sometimes, the fruit is overly sweet. Start by adding 1 tablespoon of sugar to the agua fresca. Taste and add more if needed. 
If the agua fresca is too sweet, add water to adjust. 
Watermelon Agua Fresca lasts up to 3 days in the fridge and can last up to 1 year in the freezer.


Calories: 46kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 577IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg