watermelon agua fresca

More agua fresca: Chicano Eats’ ponche de granada, A Cozy Kitchen’s cucumber strawberry agua fresca, Christianne Winthrop’s pineapple mint agua fresca.


1 quart watermelon purée (from about 1 1/2 quarts of cubed watermelon)
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon sugar (or to taste)
Pinch of salt
3 cups seltzer (or to taste)


  1. Blend the watermelon purée, lime juice, sugar, and salt.
  2. Fill a glass about halfway with the watermelon juice. Top off with seltzer to taste, stir, and enjoy.