Strawberry Agua Fresca with Chia

Agua fresca is a refreshing, fruit-infused drink that is perfect year-round. Adding chia seeds makes it more filling and pairs perfectly with sweet ripe strawberries. Recipe by Teresa Barajas.

Strawberry Agua Fresca with Chia

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 5 Cups
Calories: 80kcal

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  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • cups of water
  • 12 California strawberries hulled
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 cup ice
  • mint to garnish


  • Add chia seeds to ½ cup of water and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.
  • Place 8 strawberries, sugar, juice from one lemon, and 1 cup of water into the blender. Blend until puréed.
  • Pour 3 cups of water into a large pitcher.
  • Add puréed strawberries to pitcher.
  • Add chia mixture to pitcher and stir until fully combined.
  • Slice remaining strawberries and one lemon (including peel) and add to pitcher.
  • Pour ice into pitcher. Serve cold and garnish with strawberries and mint.


Serving: 1  cup | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g

2 Comments on “Strawberry Agua Fresca with Chia

February 25, 2021 at 11:52 am

5 stars
Love this! Its so delicious! Thanks!

CA Strawberries
February 26, 2021 at 1:22 pm

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it.


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