Healthy Refreshing Drink Minted Cucumber Nojitos Recipe

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Looking for a refreshing drink to elevate your summer gatherings? Look no further! Our minted cucumber nojitos are the perfect blend of fresh ingredients and zesty flavors. This easy-to-follow recipe will leave your guests impressed and coming back for more. Let’s dive into the details!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup Simple Syrup (see recipe below)
  • 1 small cucumber, very thinly sliced
  • Ice cubes
  • 4 cups lemonade, chilled
  • 1 1-liter bottle club soda, chilled

Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  1. Prepare the Simple Syrup:
    • In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water.
    • Cook over medium-high heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil.
    • Transfer to a heat-proof pitcher and refrigerate until well chilled, about 30 minutes. (Can be made ahead. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 months.) Makes 2 cups.
  2. Prepare the Nojitos:
    • In a large pitcher, combine lemon juice and lime juice; add mint leaves and Simple Syrup.
    • Using a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon, crush leaves and stir together well.
    • Add cucumber slices and ice cubes.
    • Pour chilled lemonade and club soda into the pitcher.
    • Stir gently to combine all ingredients.
  3. Serve:
    • Pour the minted cucumber nojitos into glasses filled with ice.
    • Garnish with additional mint leaves and cucumber slices, if desired.
    • Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing flavors!

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Calories per Serving: 97
  • % Daily Value:
    • Sodium: 36mg (2%)
    • Total Carbohydrate: 25g (9%)
    • Total Sugars: 22g
    • Protein: 1g (2%)
    • Vitamin C: 17.1mg (19%)
    • Calcium: 40.4mg (3%)
    • Iron: 1.6mg (9%)
    • Potassium: 141mg (3%)
    • Folate, total: 16.1mcg
    • Vitamin B-6: 0mg

With its vibrant colors and refreshing flavors, this minted cucumber nojitos recipe is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or a casual get-together, this drink is perfect for any occasion. So why wait? Try out this recipe today and treat yourself to a taste of summer!

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