Lemon, Honey and Basil Agua Fresca

agua fresca

Lemon, Honey and Basil Agua Fresca

Lemon, Honey and Basil Agua Fresca

Agua Fresca de Cítricos y Albahaca

Recipe Yield

4 to 6 servings

Cooking time

Rate this recipe

4.75 from 4 votes


  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice plus 1 full lime, seeded and quartered
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice plus 1 full lemon, seeded and quartered
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves packed
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 cups sparkling water or two 12-ounce bottles Mineragua

To Prepare

  • Pour the lime, lemon and orange juices into the jar of a blender. Add the quartered and seeded lime and lemon, as well as the basil leaves. Puree until completely smooth. Pass through a fine mesh strainer.
  • Pour the liquid back into the jar of the blender and add the water and the honey. Puree until completely smooth. Pour into a pitcher, keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve, or pour into glasses filled 3/4 of the way up with ice and top with sparkling water.

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2comments inLemon, Honey and Basil Agua Fresca

  1. beverly stirman

    Sep 16

    Is it really 1 cup of honey? On tv I thought you said 1 tablespoon???

    1. Pati Jinich

      Sep 20

      Hey Beverly it is 1 cup of honey. Let me double check on the episode, but I am pretty sure I added 1 full cup, gracias!

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