Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca

This strawberry watermelon agua fresca is the perfect non-alcoholic hot weather treat. It’s made from fresh fruit, lime, seltzer and just a little sugar.

Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca by Nutmeg Nanny

Wow. It feels so weird to be back. I haven’t updated in over a month. You will be happy to hear I’m updating my site and a new site will (fingers crossed) be launching this week! After that happens I will be back to my normal Monday, Wednesday and Friday schedule.  I have lots of delicious stuff sitting in reserves and cannot wait to share it with you all!

Today I’m here for the Secret Recipe Club. I was given the blog Paulchens Food Blog?! to explore. After looking at all the delicious on that site (lots of bread!) I went with a simple and refreshing summer cocktail. You know me. You know my love of the cocktail!

I had some just went strawberry picking so I had lots of strawberries and had also just picked up a watermelon.  It was a match made in heaven. I pureed everything in my food processor because I’m fairly certain I’m on the only food blogger in the world without a blender. The end result was the perfect summer sippin’ drink.  It’s fresh, fruity and bubbly!

Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca by Nutmeg Nanny

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Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca

This strawberry watermelon agua fresca is the perfect non-alcoholic hot weather treat. It's made from fresh fruit, lime, seltzer and just a little sugar.

Yield: 1 pitcher

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

8 ounces diced watermelon
4 ounces strawberries - stems removed
1 half lime - squeezed
1 teaspoon sugar - more if needed
Sparkling white wine or seltzer water

Directions:

Add watermelon, strawberries, lime juice and sugar in a blender or food processor.

You can strain the mixture if you do not like pulp but I opted not too.

Add the glass with 1/4 fruit puree mixture and top with sparkling white wine or seltzer. Garnish with mint and lime.



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18 Responses to “Strawberry Watermelon Agua Fresca”

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    Amy @ A Little Nosh — June 4, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    My thirst is quenched just from looking at the picture! If you haven’t already, I’d love if you’d check out my SRC pick this month, Dark Chocolate S’mores Pie!

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    Mellissa — June 4, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    So beautiful and refreshing!

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    Cassie — June 4, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    I’m refreshed just looking at this!

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    Isabelle @ Crumb — June 4, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    This looks so delicious and refreshing. I’m on a total strawberry bender right now, so this is going straight to the top of my must-make list. :) I just need to remember to pick up some watermelon on the way home!

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    Lisa~~ — June 4, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    Agua frescas are favorites in our home come summer time and I’m going to give your version a try as it looks so refreshingly delicious.

    If you haven’t already, I’d love for you to check out my SRC entry Candied Popcorn.

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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    Noelle (@singerinkitchen) — June 4, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Delicious! I love aguas frescas!

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    Jaida (Sweet Beginnings) — June 4, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    What a great drink to bring in the summer weather! Great choice for SRC!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — June 4, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I have a TON of watermelon hanging out in the fridge..what a great idea to use them :)

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    Gretchen (Veggie Grettie) — June 4, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Absolutely perfect for summer…yum!

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    Gina @ Running to the Kitchen — June 5, 2012 at 10:50 am

    I can’t wait to see your new site! Didn’t realize you were doing that, we’ll have to chat soon about it :) We just finished off the CSA strawbs this morning. I miss them already.

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    Lesa @Edesia's Notebook — June 5, 2012 at 11:16 am

    I always drool over these amazing summer drinks, but never actually make one. I may have to change that! This looks so good. And I bet it would be good with a splash of tequila. ;)

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    sara — June 5, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Oh, I LOVE agua frescas! So refreshing and delicious. Definitely need to try this one … so pretty!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — June 5, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    My favorite parts is the bubbles. I can’t explain it lol

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    Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction — June 6, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    I absolutely have to make this with seltzer water… I am going through cocktail withdrawal!! Looks fabulous and refreshing!

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    Joanne — June 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    This cocktail sounds like a breath of fresh air amongst all the more sugary summer treats!

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    ATasteOfMadness — June 12, 2012 at 11:13 am

    Wow, this looks delicious and refreshing. When it gets warm here (sigh, it’s raining today) I will definitely make these, yum!

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    Jen — April 3, 2013 at 10:41 am

    This looks absolutely delicious, just seen it on pinterest. Perfect for spring and summer.

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