Refreshing agua fresca, a Mexican favorite.
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
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