Mexican cucumber water (agua de pepino con hierbabuena) - a super refreshing agua fresca with cucumber, lime, and spearmint. It's simple and very quick to prepare and it's a great alternative to drinking soda with your meal.
Keyword: agua fresca, drink, lime, spearmint
Author: Douglas Cullen
8spearmint or mint leaves
Peel the Cucumber and cut it into 4 chunks.
Juice the limes.
Add the cucumber, lime juice, mint, and 2 cups of water to your blender.
Blend for 1 minute.
Pour the mixture into a 1/2 gallon pitcher add the sugar and water to fill the pitcher.
Serve lightly chilled or over ice.
Garnish with a spearmint leaf.
Reduce the sugar by half if you prefer a tarter drink.
Lime and cucumber without the mint is also a great combination.