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Cucumber Agua Fresca

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

6
cups water
1
cup fresh lime juice
1
seedless cucumber, cut into chunks
12
mint leaves
1
teaspoon grated ginger
1
lemon, thinly sliced
Sugar to taste, if desired
Ice to taste
1
sliced star fruit (or carambola), if desired

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
25.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0.2g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0g
0%
Sodium
11.9mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
0.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
39.80%
40%
Calcium
2.40%
2%
Iron
1.60%
2%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Expert Tips

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to blend.

You may garnish the glasses with a sliced yellow lemon and star fruit.

Directions

  • 1 Place 5 cups of water in a large pitcher.
  • 2 Add the cup of lime juice and mix together.
  • 3 Blend the cucumber, 6 mint leaves and 1 cup of water in the blender at medium speed. Strain and add the juice to the pitcher.
  • 4 Add the rest of the ingredients and carefully stir everything together.
  • 5 Serve over ice, well chilled!

A refreshing drink - like this cucumber agua fresca (a type of cucumber drink) – at the height of summer is always welcome. It’s perfect to enjoy with the whole family. You can also serve it at your get-togethers, plus it’s a good way of incorporating ingredients that are great for everyone!

Rate and Comment

A refreshing drink - like this cucumber agua fresca (a type of cucumber drink) – at the height of summer is always welcome. It’s perfect to enjoy with the whole family. You can also serve it at your get-togethers, plus it’s a good way of incorporating ingredients that are great for everyone!