two glasses of cold pressed watermelon juice with green apple, lime, beet and chilies on a wooden cutting board

Robin Frey

Watermelon Beet Apple Juice (with Optional Spicy Chili Pepper)


Popular in Mexico, aguas frescas (which is Spanish for “fresh waters”) are light, flavorful drinks made by blending fruit with sugar and water. This is our spicy (optional), sugar-free version of the fresh beverage.


In Mexico, you can find fruit aguas frescas made from with these fruit varieties:

  • cantaloupe
  • grape
  • guava
  • mango
  • melon
  • prickly pear
  • orange
  • papaya
  • passion fruit
  • soursop
  • strawberry
  • watermelon
  • raspberry
  • lemon
  • lime
  • pineapple

How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

Watermelon is the perfect year-round sweet and juicy treat, but how do you pick the best one? Check out our tips here: How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

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