Cucumber Agua Fresca

  • Base Spirit Non-Alcoholic
  • Preparation Blended
  • Flavor Refreshing
  • Served Up

Spanish for “fresh waters,” agua fresca is ubiquitous in Mexico and much of Central America. Commonly sold by street vendors, aqua fresca is a mix of pureed fruit, flowers, or seeds mixed with a little bit of sweetener (if needed), citrus, and water. The result is delicious.

Below is a very basic recipe for a cucumber variety, but go wild experimenting. Hibiscus and tamarind are popular varieties for those taking their game to the next level. otherwise, start by subbing in different fruits.

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Cucumber Aqua Fresca
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  1. Combine ingredients in blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Strain into a large jar and refrigerate until service.
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