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Cucumber Lemonade Chiller

Cucumber Lemon Chiller

Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large cucumbers
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) gin
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons agave syrup, (see Note)

Directions

  1. Cut 12 thin slices of cucumber for garnish.
  2. Peel and chop the rest of the cucumber; transfer to a food processor, add rosemary and puree.
  3. Pour the puree through a fine-mesh strainer set over a medium bowl or large measuring cup. Press on the solids to extract all the juice.
  4. Add water, gin, lemon juice and agave syrup to the cucumber juice; stir until the agave is dissolved.
  5. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with cucumber slices and rosemary sprigs.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • 169 calories
  • 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono)
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 18 g carbohydrates
  • 1 g protein
  • 1 g fiber
  • 6 mg sodium
  • 241 mg potassium

Recipe Courtesy of: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/cucumber_lemonade_chiller.html

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