Skip to content
Peach and basil agua fresca  recipe

Peach and basil agua fresca recipe

3 ratings

Agua fresca originates from Mexico and translates as ‘fresh water’. This basil and peach version makes a delightful and not-too-sweet summer drink. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 50 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 6 ripe peaches, halved, stoned and chopped
  • 1 lemon, squeezed
  • 100g (3 1/2 oz) golden caster sugar
  • small handful basil leaves, torn

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    210kj
    50kcal
    3%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    13g 14%
  • Salt

    trace 0%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 12.7g Protein 0.3g Fibre 0.7g

Method

  1. Put the peaches, lemon juice and sugar in a blender with 450ml (3/4 pint) water, and blend to a purée. Pass the purée through a fine sieve and add another 500ml (17fl oz) water and the torn basil leaves.
  2. Mix well, pour into a jug and leave to steep in the fridge for 1 hour or up to 2 days. To serve, pour into tall, ice-filled glasses, and mix and well.

See more Drink recipes

You may also like

Be the first to comment

Before you comment please read our community guidelines.

blog comments powered by Disqus