Honeydew-Lemongrass Agua Fresca

Honeydew-Lemongrass Agua Fresca

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, lightly smashed
  • 2 pounds honeydew – peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Ice, for serving

Directions

Combine 1/4 cup water, sugar and lemongrass in a saucepan; simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and steep for 15 minutes. Remove lemongrass.

Blend together honeydew, lime juice and remaining water. Add sugar syrup, to taste. Strain and serve over ice.