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Strawberry Agua Fresca

Strawberry Agua Fresca
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 4

A perfect sip for backyard BBQs and picnics! ...MORE+ LESS-

Wit and Vinegar
September 18, 2017

Ingredients

1
lb strawberries, hulled and cut in half
2 1/2
cups water
3
tablespoons sugar
Juice of two limes or one lemon
Vodka or tequila, optional
Chia seeds, optional

Steps

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  • 1
    In a blender combine the strawberries with 1/2 cup water and blend for at least 30 seconds to make sure mixture is thoroughly blended.
  • 2
    Run mixture through a fine mesh strainer straight into a pitcher a few times. Add remaining water, sugar, and citrus juice and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3
    Serve over ice with some strawberry and lime slices. If you want to make it boozy, mix 6 ounces of the agua fresca and 1 or 2 ounces of tequila or vodka. Another option is chia seeds. Just a add a few tablespoons of the seeds to the pitcher and allow to sit ten minutes.
 

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • This agua fresca with fresh strawberries and lime juice is so refreshing, we're pretty sure it'll be your new go-to drink for hot summer days. Every BBQ seems to have some lemonade. Go against that and splash this summery drink in everyone’s faces. It’s perfect on its own or with some booze. And you aren’t stuck in the kitchen juicing a million lemons! There are some super ripe strawberries, sugar, and limes. I know limes are super expensive right now – the good news is that you can easily swap ‘em out with a lemon. Serve over ice with some strawberry and lime slices and drink the entire pitcher yourself. If you wanted to make it boozy you could mix 6 ounces of the agua fresca and 1 or 2 ounces of tequila or vodka. Another option is the chia seed craze. Just a couple tablespoons of the seeds added to the pitcher and ten minutes later you’ve got a fun drink that has a little extra boost.

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