Sparkling Cantaloupe Agua Fresca: A Refreshing and Healthy Mexican Beverage

Agua fresca is a traditional Mexican drink made from fresh fruits, sugar, and water.

To prepare the Sparkling Cantaloupe Agua Fresca, simply blend the fresh cantaloupe in a blender until smooth, then strain out any seeds or pulp to get fresh juice. Dissolve the sugar in water, then mix the sugar and lime juice into the cantaloupe juice. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

Before serving, add soda water to the fruit mixture and stir well. Pour the drink over ice in a glass, and garnish with mint leaves and a slice of lime to add aroma.

This Sparkling Cantaloupe Agua Fresca is a perfect beverage for hot summer days, helping to cool down and provide hydration to the body. The sweet taste of fresh cantaloupe combined with the sourness of lime juice and soda water creates a refreshing and satisfying flavor for all taste buds. This dish is also healthy as it is fat-free and rich in vitamin C.


  • 1 medium-sized ripe cantaloupe, peeled and seeded
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 liter of chilled sparkling water
  • Ice
  • Mint leaves and lime wedges for garnish


  1. Cut the cantaloupe into small pieces and blend them in a blender until smooth.
  2. Strain the cantaloupe puree through a fine-mesh sieve to remove any solids.
  3. In a large pitcher, combine the cantaloupe puree, sugar, and lime juice. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
  5. When ready to serve, pour the chilled sparkling water into the pitcher and stir gently.
  6. Fill glasses with ice and pour the "Sparkling Cantaloupe Agua Fresca" over the ice.
  7. Garnish with mint leaves and lime wedges.

Nutrition Information:

Serving size: 1 glass (250 ml)

  • Calories: 94
  • Total fat: 0g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 15mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Dietary fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 22g
  • Protein: 1g

Sparkling Cantaloupe Agua Fresca is a refreshing and light drink that is perfect for any time of the year, especially during hot summer months. The combination of sweet cantaloupe and tangy lime juice, along with the bubbly carbonated water, creates a deliciously thirst-quenching drink that will leave you feeling refreshed and energized. The recipe is simple and easy to make, and the added mint leaves and lime wedges give the drink a beautiful and aromatic touch. Overall, this drink is a perfect alternative to sugary sodas and a great way to stay hydrated while enjoying a delicious beverage.