Popular in Mexico and the Caribbean, agua fresca is a light beverage that gets dressed up with a dash of lime and a glug of tequila.
Ready time: 10 minutes
6 cups cubed watermelon, with rind and seeds removed
2 cups water
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup ice
8 ounces white tequila
Juice of half a lime
In a blender, purée watermelon, water and sugar until smooth. Add ice and run motor again for 30 seconds. Transfer to a glass pitcher and add tequila. Mix in lime juice, and serve.