Strawberry Agua Fresca

Strawberry Agua Fresca

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  • 2 pounds strawberries - rinsed, hulled and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cups cold water, divided
  • 1/2 lime, juiced


Combine strawberries, sugar and 1 cup water in a glass bowl. Let sit at room temperature for 1 to 4 hours, until berries infuse the sugar with their juice. Puree strawberry mixture until smooth.

Pour mixture through a mesh sieve into a pitcher, using a wooden spoon to push the puree through the sieve. Discard seeds and pulp. Stir lime juice and remaining 2 cups water into the strawberry puree; stir and serve.