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Herb & cucumber cooler

6
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
10 min
Prep
10 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
The fresh flavours from this cucumber drink, mint leaves, and citrusy lime mix together for a sweet beverage that is just as satisfying and refreshing as any cocktail.

Ingredients

Cucumber(s)

2 slice(s), sliced into ribbons

Fresh basil

1 tsp(s)

Fresh mint leaves

1 tsp(s)

Fresh parsley

1 tsp(s)

Honey

1 tbsp(s)

Fresh lime juice

2 tbsp(s)

Tonic water

11½ fl oz

Instructions

  1. Use a vegetable peeler to peel 2 thin ribbons from 1 trimmed cucumber, then set aside.
  2. Roughly chop the rest of the cucumber and put into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until smooth, then spoon into a strainer over a bowl. Squeeze the juice into the bowl and discard the pulp.
  3. Put 1 tsp each of fresh basil, mint, and flat-leaf parsley leaves into a cocktail shaker and crush using a muddler. Fill the shaker with ice, then add 1 tbsp clear honey, the juice of 1 lime, and 100ml of the cucumber juice. Shake vigorously.
  4. Line 2 glasses with cucumber ribbons and fill with ice.
  5. Pour in the cucumber mocktail then top with 170ml soda water. Serve garnished with fresh mint.