Even though this Agua Fresca is dead simple to make, it's pretty much the most refreshing thing you could ever make with watermelon. FULL RECIPE BELOW
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Directed/Shot/Edited: Eric Slatkin
Food Styling: Danielle Westberg
"La Tertulia" by Trío Calaveras
Written by Salvador "Chava" Flores
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Watermelon Aqua Fresca
Makes 12-14 cups
-16 cups of seedless watermelon chunks (~ 1 small watermelon)
-1/2 Cup Sugar
-Juice of one lime
-1 Tbl of finely chopped mint
-Remove watermelon rind leaving only the pink flesh
-Cut watermelon into 2 inch chunks
-Add 8 cups of watermelon
NOTE: depending on size of blender, this will be a 2-4 step process
-Add ½ of your sugar to blender and blend.
-Strain over pitcher or large bowl, through a chinois (or strainer lined with a cheesecloth)
-Blend the remaining watermelon and sugar, and repeat the straining process.
-Once all the watermelon is blended and strained add the lime juice and finely chopped mint.
-Stir and serve cold