Agua Fresca de Pepino

(makes 4 servings)


  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cucumbers, chopped seeded and peeled
  • ½ cup freshly lime juice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Crushed ice (optional)
  • Lime slices for garnish (optional)


  • Pour ½ cup of the water and 1 cup of the cucumbers in blender, process until smooth then add more cucumbers and water continue until all cucumbers are pureed.
  • Using a fine-mesh sieve, strain cucumbers into a pitcher to remove seeds and pulp. Add the remaining water, lime juice and sugar, to taste
  • Chill before serving over crushed ice garnished with a lime slices.


  • Instead of cucumbers, use fruits like papayas, guava, pineapple, orange, pink grapefruit, cantaloupe, watermelon or a combination of 2 or more.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving (¼ of recipe (269 g)): 86 Calories, 2 g Protein, 21 g carbohydrates, 2 g Dietary Fiber, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 mg sodium


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