Strawberry-Lime Agua Fresca

Cuisinart original


Perfect for a hot summer day, this fresh and light beverage is perfect to help cool off. Be sure to serve over a tall glass of ice — the colder the drink the better!


Makes about 4 cups


2 tablespoons Simple Syrup* 4 to 6 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and halved ¼ cup packed fresh mint leaves 8 ice cubes, plus more for serving

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (½ cup):

Calories 36 (6% from fat) • carb. 9g • pro. 1g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g

• chol. 0mg • sod. 3mg • calc. 22mg • fiber 2g



1. Put all of the ingredients, in the order listed, into the blender jar. Secure lid. 2. Select High and blend until completely smooth, about 2 minutes. 3. Pour over a cup of ice and serve immediately. * Simple syrup is sugar dissolved in water. To make, put equal parts water and granulated sugar in a saucepan set over medium-low heat. Syrup is done once the sugar has dissolved. Cool completely before using.