Cucumber Mint Lemonade (Get Cooking)

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Cucumber Mint Lemonade (Get Cooking)

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Glasses of cucumber mint lemonade, garnished with cucumber slices and fresh mint leaves

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8
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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 8
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    1 c.water
    ¾ c.sugar, plus additional for sweetening
    1 c.packed mint leaves
    6cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped
    1 c.fresh lemon juice, from 5 to 6 lemons

    Directions

    1. To make mint simple syrup, bring water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in the mint. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Strain through a sieve over a bowl, and discard mint.
    2. Blend cucumber in a blender until smooth.
    3. Combine cucumber puree, mint simple syrup and lemon juice in a pitcher over ice; chill. Adjust sweetness to taste.
    4. Garnish with fresh cucumber slices and mint sprigs before serving.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    100 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 0mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 26g
    • Protein: 2g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 10%
    0%
    Vitamin C 45%
    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    May 27, 2016.