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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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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Servings:
8
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Minted Cucumber Nojitos

Ingredients

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Directions

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

Simple Syrup

Ingredients

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Directions

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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

4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
03/03/2016
for someone that can't have soda due to lap band surgery can the soda be left out?