Watermelon Agua Fresca

7 - 8 cups cubed watermelon (seeded)
1 - cup water
1/2 - cup prepared simple syrup
chopped mint leaves, optional
Place watermelon, water and simple syrup in a blender and puree. Puree until everything is mixed together.
Pour mixture through a medium strainer into a bowl then pour into a pitcher. Serve over ice and enjoy.
Simple Syrup Recipe:

1 cup white sugar
1 cup water

In a medium saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Allow to cool.