Freah & Healthy Watermelon Aqua Fresca Recipe

Here's a recipe for a cool and refreshing watermelon drink. This drink is sold at cafes and roadside stands in Mexico. There's nothing better to cool you down on a hot day than a nice, cold, Watermelon Aqua Fresca. Make it a day ahead when you're entertaining.

Watermelon Aqua Fresca Recipe
8 cups watermelon, seeded and cut into cubes
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 liter chilled club soda
Lime slices for garnish

Place half the watermelon, half the water and half the sugar in a blender and puree. Pour the mixture through a strainer and into a large container. Place the remaining half of the watermelon, water and sugar into the blender and repeat the process. Stir in the lime juice. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. When ready to serve, stir in the club soda and garnish with lime slices.
Makes about 8 / 12 oz. servings