Pineapple–Lime Agua Fresca
- Yield: Serves 6
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cooking Time: 10 minutes
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 medium pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 cup water
- 4 cup ice cubes
- For the simple syrup, in a small saucepan combine sugar and 1 cup water over high heat; bring to boiling. Cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; let cool completely.
- In a blender combine 1/4 cup of the simple syrup, plus pineapple, lime juice, water and ice cubes. (Reserve remaining simple syrup for other uses.) Blend at high speed until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses, and serve.
Per serving: 110 calories, 0g fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 1g protein
*cooling time extra
Remaining simple syrup can be chilled and used to sweeten other fresh fruit juice drinks and cocktails.