Cantaloupe agua fresca


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes4 cups
Cantaloupe agua fresca

Cantaloupe agua fresca recipe Photo by Roberto Caruso

Chatelaine Triple Tested

Take a juicy, ripe cantaloupe and turn it into a cool and refreshing drink with this 10-minute recipe.


  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 1/4 cups water

  • 2-Jan cantaloupe, coarsely chopped, about 4 cups

  • 5 tbsp lime juice


  • COMBINE sugar and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan and boil until sugar is dissolved. Let cool slightly.

  • PURÉE cantaloupe with remaining 2 cups water in a blender until smooth. Pour through a sieve into a pitcher, using a spatula to push through. Stir in sugar syrup and lime juice. Serve over ice.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 108, Protein 1g, Carbohydrates 27g, Sodium 30mg.