Agua de SandiaSteven Raichlen
Excerpted from One Good Dish by David Tanis (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2013. Photographs by Gentl & Hyers.
Agua de Sandia
- Yield: Serves 4 to 6
- 8 cups cubed seeded red or yellow watermelon
- Juice of 3 limes, or to taste
- 1/2 cup sugar, or to taste
Step 1: In batches, puree the watermelon in a blender, adding a little cold water if necessary.
Step 2: Pour the watermelon puree into a pitcher, add the lime juice and sugar, and stir. Taste and adjust the sweet-and-sour balance.
Step 3: Thin with more cold water if you wish, and refrigerate until chilled or keep on ice.