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Aqua Fresca de Limòn con Menta

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By
@Celestina9000

Source: 'Pati's Mexican Table' by Pati Jinich

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

1
lime, rinsed well, quartered and seeds removed
1/2 c
lime juice *freshly squeezed*
1-2 sprig(s)
fresh mint (original recipe specified 6-8 mint leaves, reduce amount if you prefer)
3/4 c
granulated sugar, to taste (i always use unbleached white sugar)
6 c
cold water
ice cubes
mint leaves/sprigs, for garnish

How to Make Aqua Fresca de Limòn con Menta

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place the lime quarters, lime juice, mint sprigs, sugar and [2 cups] water in a blender or food processor. PUREE until smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher.
  • 2Return the strained mixture to the blender or food processor, along with another [2 cups] cold water. PUREE again until smooth.
  • 3Strain again into the pitcher, then add the remaining 2 cups cold water; stir well. Chill the beverage before serving or you can serve it immediately over ice cubes (with mint leaves or sprigs as garnish, if desired).

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About Aqua Fresca de Limòn con Menta

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy