Watermelon is the summer’s most anticipated fruit. With its succulent sweetness it makes for a perfect ingredient for revitalizing fresh cocktails. Following, is an easy homemade recipe for this Hot Weather.
Claire thomas’ Spicy watermelon agua fresca
2 cups watermelon (rind removed), seeded and chopped
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
1/2 squeezed lime or 1 Tbsp. juice
1/4 cup mint leaves
1/2 jalapeño, roughly chopped
2 cups cold water
Ice cubes or crushed ice (optional)
1- In a blender, combine all of the ingredients and purée until smooth.
2- Pour the mixture through a strainer into a pitcher, forcing through most of the pulp.
3- Chill and serve on ice. Garnish with watermelon wedges, lime slices or jalapeno slices.