Cucumber Mint Lemonade

cucumber mint lemonade

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Make this sweet Cucumber Mint Lemonade with this easy recipe for a drink you can cool down with this summer… 

Ingredients:

2-3 large cucumbers
3 cups of freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 bunch of mint leaves
1 1/2 cup sugar dissolved into 1/4 cup water
3 cups cold water

Directions:

  1. Dissolve the sugar and water in a pan over moderate heat until clear. Allow to cool completely.
  2. Peel and roughly chop the cucumbers. Add them, the lemon juice, mint leaves, and sugar syrup in a blender and puree. Pour the juice through a strainer and add the water, just two cups at a time.
  3. Pour into a glass with ice cubes, a sprig of mint and (if you opt for it) a shot of vodka for ax extremely refreshing cocktail. Enjoy!