Cucumbers and mint pair delightfully in this refreshing spritzer that’s perfect for a summer afternoon on the porch.
- 3 mini cucumbers
- 6 leaves fresh mint, plus sprigs for garnish
- 2 lemons or limes
- 1 liter lemon seltzer water
- Ice cubes
- Step 1
Slice cucumbers into thin ribbons or disks using a mandoline or vegetable peeler. Place in a pitcher. Add mint leaves and gently muddle. Squeeze juice from 1 1/2 lemons (or limes) into the pitcher, reserving the other half for garnish. Stir in seltzer. Serve over ice, garnished with mint sprigs and lemon (or lime) slices, if desired.
Serving Size: 3/4 cup Per Serving: 12 calories; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 3.2g; dietary fiber 1.1g; sugars 1.2g; fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 188.8IU; vitamin c 9.4mg; folate 6.3mcg; calcium 19.5mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 6.7mg; potassium 91mg; sodium 1.8mg. Exchanges: