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Minted Honeydew Agua Fresca
Refreshing agua fresca, a Mexican favorite.

Ingredients:
1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar
2 cups water, preferably filtered or spring water
4 cups honeydew melon, seeded and chunked
5 or 6 2-inch fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

Directions:
Dissolve the sugar in the water.  Combine with the remaining ingredients in a blender, in batches if necessary.  blend at high spped until smooth.  Chill, serve over ice.
Note:Delightful with a splash of white rum or silver tequila.

This version of the Mexican favorite features sweet honeydew melon with a hint of mint. Serves 4-6