Celebrate National Watermelon Day, today with this refreshing recipe!
Aqua de Sandia (Watermelon)
- 1 medium watermelon, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 1 to 1-1/2 cups – honey
- 2 quarts – water
- 2 – limes, thinly sliced, optional
Place chopped watermelon in blender. Add 1 cup water and 1 cup 100% pure honey. Puree fruit until smooth, this will require several batches. Pour puree into a pitcher and add remaining water. Stir until combined. Taste for sweetness. If necessary, add additional 1/2 cup of honey.
Best if served chilled over ice. You may also add thinly sliced limes to add taste and color.
Recipe Courtesy of National Honey Board .