Watermelon Agua Fresca

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup sugar

6 cups 1-inch dice watermelon

Zest and juice of 2 limes 

Lime wheels, for garnish 


  1. Add the sugar and 1/2 cup water to a small saucepan. Stir and bring to a simmer over medium heat until the sugar is melted, then turn off the heat and let cool.
  2. Add the watermelon, lime zest and juice and 3 tablespoons of the cooled simple syrup to a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into 4 small glasses.
  3. Garnish each with a wheel of lime.