Strawberry Agua Fresca


  • 2 cups ripe strawberries (substitute any ripe fruit you like)
  • 1 qt water
  • pinch of salt
  • sugar to taste (may not be needed)

Special Equipment

  • blender


  1. Puree all ingredients except the sugar in a blender until very smooth
  2. Taste for sweetness and add sugar if necessary
  3. Add water if necessary to give the agua fresca a  “juice-like” consistency

Alternatively, Try a Cucumber Agua Fresca

  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1 qt water
  • 2 tbsp sugar, or to taste
  • pinch of salt
  • juice of 2 limes


  1. Blend all the ingredients together until finely pureed
  2. Taste for sweetness and add more sugar if necessary
  3. Dilute with more water if needed to create a more watery consistency
  4. Serve well chilled