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easy agua fresca recipe for summer

Papaya Chia Agua Fresca

Papaya chia agua fresca made with papaya, water, lime juice, chia seeds and sweetened with sugar is a refreshing Mexican drink that is quick and easy to make.
Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • 4 cups of papaya diced
  • 4 cups water divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds


  1. In a blender, add half the papaya, half of water, half the sugar and lemon or lime juice.

  2. Blend until smooth. Strain, add to a pitcher.
  3. Repeat with the remaining papaya, water and sugar. Strain and add to pitcher.

  4. Add chia seeds and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir and serve over ice.

Recipe Notes

Serves 4