Recipes and Cooking Minted Cucumber Nojitos Be the first to rate & review! Fresh ingredients, including lemon, lime, mint, and cucumber, join our homemade simple syrup in this easy and refreshing drink recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on January 11, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Start To Finish Time: 20 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup lemon juice ⅓ cup lime juice 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves ½ cup Simple Syrup 1 small cucumber, very thinly sliced Ice cubes 4 cup lemonade drink, chilled 1 1 liter bottle club soda, chilled Simple Syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup water Directions 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 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 97 Calories 25g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 97 % Daily Value * Sodium 36mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 25g 9% Total Sugars 22g Protein 1g Vitamin C 17.1mg 86% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 141mg 3% Folate, total 16.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.