The pitaya or dragon fruit is part of the Cactaceae family and doesn't have much taste. Using lime or lemon juice to infuse the pitaya lemonade agua fresca is a good idea as provides a pleasant citrus note.
- 2 Dragon fruits or pitayas
- 1/2 cup of cane sugar or stevia for a sugar-free option
- 1 cup of lime or lemon juice freshly squeezed
- 2 drops of beet juice to add natural, subtle pink color (optional)
- 6 glasses of cold water
- 3 cups Ice for serving
Cut the pitaya in halves and scoop with a spoon. Add the scooped pulp to the blender along with the lime or lemon juice, the sugar and 3 cups of cold water.
Blend and pour into a pitcher. Add the rest of the water and stir.
Enjoy with ice and garnish with more pitaya if desired.
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