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Minted Cucumber Nojitos

Makes: 8 servings
Start to Finish 20 mins
Minted Cucumber Nojitos
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  lemon juice
  • 1/3  cup  lime juice
  • 1  cup  loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2  cup  Simple Syrup
  • 1  small  cucumber, very thinly sliced
  •  Ice cubes
  • 4  cups  lemonade drink, chilled
  • 1 1  liter bottle  club soda, chilled
Directions

1. 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 and ice. Pour lemonade and club soda into pitcher. Serve immediately.

Simple Syrup

Yield: 2 cups
Chill 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  sugar
  • 1  cup  water
Directions

1. 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.

Nutrition Facts (Minted Cucumber Nojitos)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 97,
  • Fat, total (g) 0,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 0,
  • carb. (g) 25,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 0,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 22,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 49,
  • vit. C (mg) 17,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 36,
  • Potassium (mg) 141,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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