Strawberry Agua Fresca Recipe

Heart Healthy Recipe, Diabetes Recipe, Gluten Free Recipe

Agua_Fresca_W 584x342Cool off this weekend with this tasty and healthy drink. This Strawberry Agua Fresca is a refreshing summer drink that’s great for the whole family. Serve this mocktail when you want a nonalcoholic drink that’s festive and fun.


  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 mint sprigs
  • 1 piece (1 inch) fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced or ginger juice from grated ginger
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 6 cups hulled strawberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)


Combine water and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add 2 mint sprigs, ginger and salt and let stand for 10 minutes.

In a colander, strain syrup and transfer to a blender. Add strawberries and process until smooth. Transfer to a pitcher. Stir in lime juice. Serve over ice, garnished with remaining mint sprigs.

Yield: 8 servings

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