Cucumber Lime and Chia Fresca is a refreshing drink you'd want all summer long. With fresh cucumbers, freshly-squeezed lime juice, and chia, this aqua fresca is a delicious way to hydrate!
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Cucumber Lime and Chia Fresca

Cucumber Lime and Chia Fresca is a refreshing drink you'd want all summer long. With fresh cucumbers, freshly-squeezed lime juice, and chia, this aqua fresca is a healthy and delicious way to hydrate!
Course Beverage
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 154kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cucumbers peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup white or black chia seeds
  • ice

Instructions

  • In a sauce pot over medium heat, combine water and sugar. Heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove the simple syrup from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • In a blender, combine 2/3 of cucumbers and 2 cups of the water. Process until smooth. Using a fine mesh strainer, strain mixture.
  • In a large pitcher, combine the strained cucumber water, chopped cucumbers, the remaining 2 cups water, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  • Add chia seeds. Stir well to combine and allow to stand for about 10 to 15 minutes or until chia seeds expand. Serve in a tall glass over ice.

Nutrition

Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 0.9mg