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Agua FrescaThis recipe is great with watermelon, but can be made with any fruit that is soft enough to puree. Examples include canteloupe, strawberry, pineapple, or mango.

Ingredients:

5-6 cups scooped watermelon (or other fruit)
2 cups cold water
enough agave syrup or sugar to taste

Directions:

Puree watermelon in a blender or food processor and pour through a fine sieve to eliminate the pulp. In a pitcher, mix strained fruit puree with water and sweeten with agave or sugar to taste. Makes about 2 liters of watermelon agua fresca (about 8 servings).

Nutrition (made with 1/4 cup sugar (whole recipe); per serving):

  • Calories: 60
  • Carbs: 15 g
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Feta watermelon saladjpg

It seems like an odd combination, but this salad is surprisingly delicious.

Ingredients:

2 cups cubed watermelon

2 tbsp chopped fresh mint

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

2 tsp olive oil

1/4 cup crumbled feta

fresh black pepper

Directions:

Combine all ingredients together in a bowl. That’s it! Serves 4.

Nutrition (per serving or 1/4 of the recipe):

  • Calories: 70
  • Carbs: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g
  • Fat: 4.5 g
  • Fibre: 0 g