Agua Fresca is a great summer beverage. With fresh fruit and water, it’s a definite way to up your family’s beverage game over the summer. With Strawberry season right around the corner, Strawberry Mint Agua Fresca is a great choice.
Strawberry Mint Agua Fresca
Agua Fresca is a fresh water made with fruit and often sweetened with sugar. Agua Fresca is a perfect summer drink – light, fruity, and refreshing.
Fortunately, strawberries were on sale this week and I had plenty to use. We also grow mint, so I was able to pick fresh leaves to use.
Find Fresh Local Strawberries
Of course Strawberry Mint Agua Fresca is best made with fresh, local strawberries. There are two great ways to source local strawberries.
There are several Ann Arbor area farms that offer fresh strawberries. Check out our list of Where to Pick Strawberries in Ann Arbor.
If you don’t want to take the time to pick your own strawberries, a Farmers Market is a great choice. There are Farmers Markets throughout the area almost every day of the week.
Recipe for Strawberry Mint Agua Fresca
We were inspired by a Strawberry Mint Agua Fresca at Taste of Ann Arbor to create our own for home. Agua Fresca is a fresh water made with fruit and often sweetened with sugar.
- 16 Strawberries
- 6 leaves Mint
- 10 c Water
- 1/4 c sugar
- Remove leaves and stems from Strawberries
- Puree Strawberries and mint in Food Processor, Magic Bullet, or Blender
- Mix puree, water, and sugar in a large pitcher
- Serve over Ice and garnish with a strawberry
Optionally, you can filter through a cheesecloth or mesh filter if you want less fruit pieces in your beverage.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 33Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 10mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 0g
Note: I only used 4 leaves of fresh mint since my daughter is not a big mint fan. I have written the recipe to use 6 leaves for a stronger mint flavor.
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