Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Watermelon Cucumber Lemonade

It's summer and that means one thing for people who have their own gardens: too much cucumber and too much zucchini. Thankfully I am able to fully benefit from my friend's first world problems. I am more then happy to take this off their hands. With only so many things you can do with cucumber, I decided to use a few and experiment with different drinks. This non-alcoholic summer beverage is a perfect addition to your recipe repertoire.

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Sweet watermelon, crisp cucumber and fresh lemon juice combine into a perfectly sweet and refreshing drink for everyone to enjoy.
 
Watermelon Cucumber Lemonade
yields 10 cups
1 lb of watermelon, medium chunks
8 oz of cucumber, skin on, medium chunks
1/2 cup light agave
10 cups water, divided
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

Combine the watermelon, cucumber, agave and 2 cups of water in a blender and blend until smooth.
Strain out the pulp and seeds and discard.
Combine the juice with the remaining 8 cups of water and fresh lemon juice. Stir to combine.
Chill and serve!

1 comment:

  1. That sounds incredible. I can't wait to try this out.

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