Agua de Guayaba



  1. 1 pound guavas (8 to 10 guavas)
  2. 6 cups water
  3. 1/2 cup sugar, or more if needed
  4. Juice of 1 lime


  1. Rinse the guavas and use the tip of a knife to remove the bottom part that feels a little hard.
  2. Coarsely chop the guavas and put them in a blender.
  3. Add the water and sugar and blend until completely smooth.
  4. Stir in the lime juice.
  5. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, if desired.
  6. Taste and add more sugar if you like.
  7. Refrigerate until completely chilled.
  8. Serve over ice.