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Sparkling Cucumber Limeade

 
Perfect refreshing drink in the hot days of the summer! Adapted from Every Day with Rachel Ray

 

 

Servings: 4-6


Ingredients: 

 

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lime Zest (syrup)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 cup Fresh Lime Juice (4-6 Limes)
  • 1 Cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups Sparkling Water, chilled

 

Directions
1. Combine sugar, lime zest and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and stir in mint leaves. Let sit for 30 minutes.
2. Strain the lime zest/syrup through a sieve into the pitcher. Combine the syrup with the lime juice and cucumbers slices. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. When ready to serve, add in the sparkling water and serve over ice!

 

#xoAlex #GoldenRecipes

 

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