Thai Basil Lime Aguas Frescas

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Thai Basil Lime Aguas Frescas

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How's this for a quick refresher! A Thai Basil Lime Agua Fresca recipe, thanks to Thai Fresh Cafe + Eatery in Austin. Thai Fresh is a family owned restaurant, cooking school, and Thai market all in one!


  • 4 cups  Thai basil
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup  lime juice
  • 2 cup  simple syrup (1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, bring to a simmer or until sugar is dissolved)

Recipe Info

  1. Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth. 
  2. Strain it through cheese cloth or fine sieve. 
  3. Top with sparkling or still water about 1/3 basil lime mix and 2/3 water/sparkling water.

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