Melon and Cucumber Aqua Fresca
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Serves: 8
  • 1 whole cantaloupe, cut into chunks (about 6 cups)
  • 3.5 cups water
  • 4 tbsp sugar, diluted into half a cup of hot water
  • 1-2 limes (Use 1 if you like it mild. I used 2)
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • Mint leaves for garnishing
  1. In a blender, add cantaloupe and water and blend until smooth. Do this in batches.
  2. Pour through a fine strainer/cheesecloth and discard the pulp.
  3. Pour juice into a large pitcher and add lime juice.
  4. Sweetened with the sugar syrup according to taste.
  5. Add cucumber slices and keep chilled in the fridge until ready to serve.
  6. Garnish with mint before serving.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at