Mocktails are booming in popularity right now. As you research the most refreshing options to serve at your next pregame or cocktail hour, consider these Mexican classics: 

Agua Fresca de Sandía (Watermelon Fresca)

Blend 1-2 diced watermelons until smooth, and strain to remove seeds and pulp (unless you’re into that). Add the juice of one lime, agave nectar to your liking, some ice, and garnish with mint leaves. 

Tamarind Margarita Mocktail

Rim some glasses with lime and salt or a true-to-culture Tinga seasoning. Fill them with ice and set aside. In a shaker, combine about one cup of seedless tamarind paste with lime juice and agave nectar to your liking. Shake, and strain the mixture into your glasses. Garnish with lime and enjoy. 

Cucumber and Jalapeño Cooler

Muddle cucumber and jalapeno slicers in a cocktail shaker or bowl. Add lime juice and agave nectar to your liking, then shake well. Combine with sparkling water (we suggest lime La Croix) and pour into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with jalapeno slices to your liking. 

The next time you’re in the mood for some alcohol-free fun drinks, try out these bursting-with-flavor Mexican options, and check out our library of true-to-culture, plant-based Mexican recipes for the perfect food pairings. Salud! 

December 05, 2023