Strawberry Agua Fresca

A refreshing blend of strawberries, water, sugar, and lime juice is a great light alternative to juices and sodas.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword agua fresca, drink, nonalcoholic, strawberry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 95 kcal


  • 1 lb ripe strawberries
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2 limes juice from limes
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
US Customary - Metric


  1. Heat up a cup of water and stir in sugar until dissolved.

    Note: sugar can be adjusted depending on the sweetness of berries. Start with less sugar and a little more can be added. 

  2. Wash and chop strawberries in halves or quarters so it fits in the blender better. 

  3. Add water, fresh squeezed lime juice, and simple syrup to the blender and blend everything until completely blended and smooth. 

    Note: Depending on the size of the blender, you may need to work in 2 batches. 

  4. Strain Agua Fresca through a fine strainer to get rid of pulp and seeds. 

  5. Refrigerate for about 2 hours to get it cold before servings.

  6. Store in a pitcher with a lid.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Agua Fresca
Amount Per Serving
Calories 95
% Daily Value*
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 103mg3%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 38.2mg46%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.