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Sparkling Cucumber Limeade


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x

Description

Limeade is infused with cucumber and mint and combined with sparkling water for a refreshing summer drink.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 medium English cucumber, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups sparkling water, chilled

Instructions

  1. Combine the sugar, lime zest and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in the mint leaves. Let sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Strain the lime syrup through a fine mesh sieve. Combine the syrup with the lime juice and cucumber. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. When ready to serve, add in the sparkling water. Serve over ice.

Recipe Notes:

source: Every Day with Rachael Ray June 2013