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Cucumber Agua Fresca

Cucumber Agua Fresca
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
Updated July 17, 2017


  • 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


  • 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!

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.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • 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!
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