Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa) Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa)

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"Fresh fruit waters, or Aguas de Frutas, made with crushed or blended fruit are a common and popular drink all over Mexico. This recipe is extremely flavorful and refreshing, especially when fresh strawberries are in season."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together sliced strawberries, sugar, and 1 cup of water. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 4 hours.
  2. Remove the strawberry mixture from the refrigerator and pour into a blender. Blend on high until smooth. Pour the blended berry mixture through a wire mesh strainer set over a large mixing bowl; discard the pulp and seeds.
  3. Add the remaining 7 cups cold water to the pureed strawberries and mix well. Place the Aqua de Fresa in the refrigerator to chill for several hours or pour over ice and serve immediately. Garnish with lime slices or mint leaves.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 22, 2008

I wasn't expecting much from this recipe, just flavored water. However, it's really refreshing and definitely needs to sit overnight to develop the flavor.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 03, 2008

This was okay. I don't think I'll spend all that time cutting the fruit for this though. Good, but not that good.

 

59 Ratings

Apr 21, 2010

I'm Mexican and I grew up drinking this delicious aguas frescas.My whole fam. loved this drink, definately we'll make it again during the summer. The possibilitys are endless instead of strawberries you can use cantaloupe,watermelon, papayas etc,. even mangos. Yummy! My only changes: Didn't have time to put it in the refrigerator and wait 4 hrs. so I just put it in the blender and made it in two batches, used Splenda insted of reg. sugar and didn't strained like the recipe states.But I'm sure the original recipe is as delicious with no changes. It's just my personal preference. Thanks for sumitting your recipe!

 
Jul 11, 2007

This is sooo good. I've seen these drinks in big pitchers in Mexico but been afraid to order due to not wanting to drink the water. It was very easy to make. Very light, refreshing I didn't change a thing. Will definetly make again. Thanks!

 
Apr 21, 2010

Very pretty and refreshing alternative to lemonade and perfect for the upcoming strawberry and summer season. Hubs especially appreciated this to grab from the fridge rather than his usuall Fresca. Since I don't drink sugary drinks I'd be curious to try this with a sugar substitute to see how it compares.

 
Apr 21, 2010

Followed the recipe exactly and it was just what I was looking for! I love this stuff. I can't wait to make it again! Good with a splash of club soda, too, if you want it a little fizzy.

 
Jul 19, 2008

I messed up on the cup count for water and ended up using about half the amount. I cut the sugar by one half. I can see that it would be a perfect refreshing drink on a hot day and even with half the water it was amazing. Will be maing this again tomorrow. I didn't bother to slice the fruit since my blender was adequate for the job of pureeing.I also plan to use this method with the abundnace of watermelon that I have. Thanks for the recipe.

 
Aug 06, 2011

Add BACARDI to this recipe. Very good! :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.6 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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