Cucumber Gin and Tonic

For a tonic water that doesn't overwhelm the flavor of the gin, choose a brand that is not too sweet such as Q Tonic or Fever-Tree Naturally Light.

  • Makes: 1 servings
  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup
  • Prep: 10 mins
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Cucumber Gin and Tonic
Ingredients
12
1/2-inch cubes Persian cucumber
1
tablespoon lemon juice (1/2 oz.)
3
tablespoons gin* (1 1/2 oz.)
1
tablespoon St. Germain liqueur or other elderflower liqueur (1/2 oz.)
1/3
cup tonic water, chilled
 
Cucumber spear
Directions
  1. In a cocktail shaker combine cucumber and lemon juice; muddle until cucumber is broken up. Add gin, St. Germain, and ice. Shake until chilled, about 20 seconds. To serve, strain into a tall ice-filled glass. Top with tonic water. Garnish with a cucumber spear.
From the Test Kitchen
*

We like Hendrick's Gin for this cocktail; infused with cucumber, it nicely enhances the flavor here.

Nutrition Facts (Cucumber Gin and Tonic)
    Per serving:
  • 185 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 12 mg sodium,
  • 12 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 9 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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