Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca

refreshing and mouthwatering
Refreshing and mouthwatering
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Ingredients

2 English cucumber large, cut into chunks
1 cup Lime juice freshly squeezed, 8-10 limes
⅔ cup Granulated sugar
10-15 leaves Fresh mint
1 piece Fresh ginger 1-2 inches, sliced
4 cups Water divided
For serving:
Ice cubes

Nutritional information

113
Calories
0g
Fat
29g
Carbohydrates
0g
Protein
0mg
Cholesterol
12mg
Sodium
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Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca

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Still hot where you are? This refreshing and mouthwatering Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca is the perfect beverage to beat the heat. Tangy and sweet with a delicious bite from fresh ginger, it is infused with lime juice, mint, and cucumbers. Besides, this vibrant drink is quick and easy to prepare. Just blend, strain, and enjoy!

For this recipe, we’ll be using two large English cucumbers. You don’t need to peel them. Just cut them into reasonable chunks to fit your blender. Don’t peel the ginger either. Simply slice it into thin pieces and add them to the blender, too. Add the mint leaves, reserving some for garnish, fresh lime juice, sugar, and half of the water, and blend until very smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve and add the remaining water. Chill or serve right away over ice, garnished with mint sprigs.

To make the Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca

Steps to make Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca

1

Squeeze lime juice

2

Use a juicer to squeeze the juice out of the limes.

2

Add ingredients to blender

1

In a blender, place the chopped cucumbers, 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, ⅔ cup sugar, sliced fresh ginger, 10-15 fresh mint leaves, and 2 cups water.

3

Blend

1

Blend until very smooth.

4

Strain

1

Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer to a pitcher. Add the remaining 2 cups water and stir. Chill until ready to serve.

5

Serve

To serve, fill the glasses with ice, pour in the cucumber ginger mint agua fresca and garnish with mint.

A staple in Mexico and Central America, this simple Cucumber Ginger Mint Agua Fresca is perfect for hot days. Made with cucumbers, fresh ginger and mint, it just bursts with bracing freshness. Give this recipe a try, and share it using the hashtag #cookmerecipes or by tagging @cookmerecipes on Instagram.

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Athina

Delicious detox drink! Thanks for sharing te recipe!

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