Cucumber Lime Mint Agua Fresca! Yum!!
By 965koit on May 2, 2018
Here’s a delicious and refreshing drink to cool down on for a hot Cinco De Mayo!
1 lb of organic cucumbers, usually about 2 good sized cucumbers, with the ends trimmed, but peel still on, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup lime juice from fresh limes, you will need 5 to 10 limes depending on how juicy they are
1 1/3 cup packed organic mint leaves with the stems removed
1/3 cup sugar
Approximately 1 1/4 cup of water
Put all ingredients in blender, add enough water to fill 3/4 of blender, and purée until smooth.
Place a fine mesh sieve over a bowl and pour the purée through it. Pressing against the sieve with a rubber spatula to get as much liquid out as possible.
Fill a large pitcher halfway with ice cubes and add the juice.
Serve with sprigs of mint and slices of lime.