Melon-Mint Agua Fresca
- 4 cups cantaloupe, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 cup sugar (or 1/3 cup agave nectar; use more or less depending on ripeness of the cantaloupe)
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves
- Vodka, optional
Place the cantaloupe, sugar, mint and 2 cups water into a blender. Process until smooth, about 1 minute. Strain into a pitcher full of ice. Serve cold.
Recipe courtesy Marcela Valladolid