Since green smoothies have become all the rage, who is to say the same trend can’t translate to cocktails?
This cocktail is all the things you would want after a hard summers day in the sun by the pool.
Light, refreshing, and icy cold.
Cucumbers have a very mild flavor that blends well with the fresh mint, lime, and ginger. Best part there are next to no calories. You could add your faourite spirit to the mix for an alcoholic version.
1 whole cucumber (small size)
1/3 cup of fresh mint leaves
1/2 lime juiced
1 inch of ginger nub (peeled)
Place cucumber, mint, lime juice and ginger in blender and puree til smooth.
Divide mixture between 2 glasses
Top up glasses with sparkling water and ice.