Citrus Mint Hibiscus Agua Fresca

Author Notes: Think of this recipe as a hydrating, good-for-you mojito. You get citrus plus ginger, making this a great weekend detox. Agua fresca just begs for a cabana and warm sand.The Satisfied Craver

Makes: 1 pitcher


  • 3 bags of hibiscus tea
  • 1 large grapefruit
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1/4 cup candied ginger, roughly chopped
  • cold water
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
In This Recipe


  1. Steep the 3 bags of tea in 3 cups of hot water for 8 minutes. Remove and discard the bags and chill the tea in the fridge.
  2. Peel and segment the grapefruit; discard the peel. Fill a pitcher with 1 cup of water. Add the grapefruit, lemon, candied ginger, and mint. Using a muddler (or wooden spoon), crush the ingredients. Add the hibiscus tea and fill the rest of the pitcher with water. Refrigerate.

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