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Cucumber Agua Fresca

Cucumber Agua Fresca
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6

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

Steps

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

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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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