Fresh ingredients, including lemon, lime, mint, and cucumber, join our homemade simple syrup in this easy and refreshing drink recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Minted Cucumber Nojitos

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts (Minted Cucumber Nojitos)

97 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 36 mg sodium. 141 mg potassium; 25 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 22 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 49 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Simple Syrup

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  • 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.

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Reviews (1)

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03/03/2016
for someone that can't have soda due to lap band surgery can the soda be left out?