Make this cold, refreshing Pineapple Lime Mint Agua Fresca in 5 minutes! It’s a family friendly, fresh fruit beverage with only 75 calories per serving!Make cold, refreshing Pineapple, Lime and Mint Agua Fresca in 5 minutes! It's a family friendly, fresh fruit beverage with only 75 calories per serving!

I recently tried a recipe for Pineapple Lime Mint Agua Fresca that I found in a Cooking Light cookbook I bought a few months back. Guess what? It tasted GREAT!

The recipe took less than 5 minutes to whip up, and before I knew it, was chilling in my refrigerator!  The end result was a cold and delicious, family-friendly pineapple infused agua fresca, with a touch of lime and fresh mint, for added flavor!

Here’s how you make it (enough for 4 one cup servings):  Place fresh chunks of pineapple, cold water, a tiny bit of sugar, and fresh lime juice into a blender.

Fresh pineapple, water, lime juice and sugar are blended until smooth for agua fresca

Blend the ingredients on high for about a minute until fully mixed and smooth.

Pineapple chunks and fresh lime juice are fully blended.

Hold a sieve over the serving pitcher. Strain the liquid through the sieve, directly into the pitcher. I used a spoon to help push the liquid through. Once all liquid has been strained through, discard any solids remaining in the sieve.

Blended pineapple juice is drained through a sieve to remove pulp.

Add chopped fresh mint leaves to the mixture.  Give the mixture a good stir, then cover the pitcher, and refrigerate until you are ready to serve! Serve when it is good and cold!

Fresh chopped mint leaves added to pineapple lime agua fresca.

Pour the cold pineapple lime mint agua fresca over ice into serving glasses.  The recipe makes enough for 4 one cup servings. If desired, garnish each drink with a pineapple wedge and/or a sprig of fresh mint!

Serve, and enjoy this delicious, fresh, low calorie (75 calories per serving) agua fresca! It’s delicious!

Pineapple lime mint agua fresca is served cold over ice!

This refreshing pineapple lime mint agua fresca is super easy to make! My husband and I enjoyed it very much, especially since the day I made it our temps hit 90 degrees!  Hope you’ll give it a try!

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Recipe Source: The cookbook “Cooking Light Fresh Food Superfast”, Published by Time Home Entertainment, Inc., 2011, page 144

Pineapple, Lime & Mint Agua Fresca
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Make cold, refreshing Pineapple, Lime and Mint Agua Fresca in 5 minutes! It's a family friendly, fresh fruit beverage with only 75 calories per serving!
Category: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: agua fresca
Servings: 4 servings
Calories Per Serving: 75 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 3 cups fresh pineapple , cut into cubes
  • 2 cups COLD water
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh mint , chopped
Instructions
  1. Place the pineapple cubes, cold water, sugar, and fresh lime juice into a blender. Blend on high for about a minute, until mixture is fully combined and smooth.
  2. Pour liquid through a sieve (to strain) directly into a pitcher. When done, discard any solids remaining in sieve.
  3. Stir chopped mint into liquid. Cover the pitcher with plastic wrap or a lid. Refrigerate the liquid until it is really cold and you are ready to serve!
  4. To serve, pour beverage over ice cubes, and place a garnish (if desired) of a pineapple wedge and/or a mint sprig on rim of glass.
Nutrition Facts
Pineapple, Lime & Mint Agua Fresca
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 134mg4%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Vitamin A 125IU3%
Vitamin C 60.6mg73%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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