Cucumber-Basil Nojito

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Cucumber-Basil Nojito

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15min
Prep
25min
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    Description

    Cucumbers are a great source of antioxidants are low in calories making them a perfect fit for our nonalcoholic low-calorie mocktail. Basil is added for an aromatic addition of sweet and savory.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 1
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    ½ c. cucumber, finely chopped, plus additional sliced for garnish
    2 oz. simple syrup
    ⅓ c. fresh basil, lightly packed, plus additional for garnish
    ½ oz. fresh lime juice
    4 oz. cucumber-and-lime-flavored mineral water

    Things To Grab

    • Small saucepan with lid
    • 8-oz. cocktail glass
    • Ice

    Directions

    1. Combine cucumber and simple syrup in a small saucepan. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in basil leaves and lime juice. Cover and let stand 10 minutes. Remove cover and allow to cool completely. 

    2. Arrange cucumber slices in an 8-oz. cocktail glass. Fill with ice. Strain mixture into prepared glass. Top with cucumber-and-lime-flavored mineral water. Garnish with additional basil leaves, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    180 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 25mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 48g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 4%