Recipes

Cucumber Lemonade 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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