Homemade lemonade can be prepared not only from oranges, lemons, fragrant herbs and berries, but even from cucumbers. And it turns out with a slight sourness, a little sweetish and refreshing. Sure, the drink is very healthy. Try it, maybe you will like it too.
Ingredients for 2 servings:
- 3 medium cucumbers – 230 g in peeled form
- 50 g of lemon with peel
- 3-4 hours of sugar or 1-1.5 tbsp. tablespoons of honey
- 0.5 l of mineral water
- 5-6 mint leaves
How to make Cucumber Lemonade
Cucumbers, mint and lemon must be washed. Peel the cucumbers. So they will be easier to grind in a blender. But this is not necessary. Cut them into small pieces.
Cut the lemon into slices directly with the skin. It is not necessary to remove its white part. She simply will not have time to give bitterness.
Put chopped cucumbers, mint and lemon in a blender. Add honey or sugar. Honey here will certainly be preferable, but it all depends on your taste.
Beat everything at maximum speed. It will turn out gruel.
Pour in mineral water and beat again.
Strain the drink through a fine sieve and pour into glasses.
If you want to get carbonated lemonade, pour only part of the mineral water into the blender, and add the rest into glasses.
Glasses can be decorated with slices of lemon, cucumber, mint leaves. It is not necessary to use mint in the composition of the drink. It is also at your discretion. But with it it turns out more aromatic and interesting. Adjust the amount of honey and lemon to your liking.
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