Papaya Agua Fresca Recipe

Make sure you choose fresh papaya for this refreshing agua fresca.

Papaya Agua Fresca Recipe

How To Make Papaya Agua Fresca

A refreshing fruit drink made of papayas, sugar and lime juice.

Prep: 15 mins
Chill: 7 days
Total: 7 days 15 mins


  • ¼ cup papaya, seeded, peeled, coarsely chopped
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • ½ cup water


  1. In a blender, smoothly puree measured fruit pulp and juice (a portion at a time, if needed) with sugar and lime juice.
  2. Add flavored fruit mixture to water, then rub through a fine strainer into a large jar or pitcher; discard pulp.

  3. If made ahead, cover and chill up to one week.
  4. As a decorative touch, add slices or chunks of matching fruit just before serving.
  5. Pour the agua fresca over ice cubes into tall glasses.


  • Sugar: 64g
  • :
  • Calcium: 12mg
  • Calories: 262kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 68g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Potassium: 108mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 12mg
  • Vitamin A: 562IU
  • Vitamin C: 45mg
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