Cucumber Mojito - St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Mix up this cool and easy-to-make cocktail for your St. Patty's Day Party. It's perfect to serve guests and to cool off during the spring and summer months.

Ingredients

Cucumber 2
Mint 1/4 Bunch (25 gm)
Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lime 6 , juiced
Ice cubes 3 Cup (48 tbs)
For serving
Vodka/Rum 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (as required)
Club soda/Tonic water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as required)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Peel the cucumbers and slice them into chunks. Retain the peel and shape them for serving.

2. In a blender, put the cucumber pieces and blend till smooth.

3. In a large bowl, strain them and discard the pulp. Set aside.

MAKING

4. In the blender add the mint leaves and pour ½ of the cucumber juice. Blend till smooth. Transfer it into the bowl with the rest of cucumber juice.

5. In a measuring cup, take boiling water and add sugar and lime juice. Mix well till combined.

6. In a pitcher pour the cucumber-mint mixture, syrup and ice cubes and mix well.

SERVING

7. In a serving glass, pour the cucumber juice. Add vodka and soda as desired. Garnish with the cucumber peel and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 291Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 20 mg0.83%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 51 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet