Refreshing Beet Water

This refreshing Beet Water is very popular around Lent Season in my hometown, in the north of México, it’s so delicious and so easy to make that you can have it all year around. It’s great to go along your Lent Season dishes, or perfect during a hot day any day of the week!  Enjoy

  • 4-6 bananas
  • ½ a small lettuce
  • 5 beets
  • 5 oranges 
  • Cane sugar to taste
  • 1 ½  Gallons of water (4 liters of water) 

Wash all the ingredients.

Slice four of the oranges. Set the slices aside. And reserve the leftover Orange.

Cut the bananas into slices. Set them aside.

Shred the lettuce. Rinse it. And Set aside.

Peel the beets. Cut three of the beets into small cubes. Shred the other two beets.

In a large bowl or container add in about two gallons of water, season the water with cane sugar to taste, then add in cubed and shredded beets, followed by the oranges, the bananas and the lettuce, stir well, then into the water add in the juice of the leftover Orange. Taste the flavor add more sugar if necessary.

Add plenty of ice or refrigerate until you are ready to serve it.