Blended Cucumber and Lime Drink (makes 4 servings)

Monday, June 14, 2010

Ingredients:Nutrition Facts for Agua Fresca de Pepino

3 quarts water

3 cucumbers, peeled and chopped

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

1/4 cup sugar

Crushed ice (optional)

Slice of lime for garnish (optional)

1.Pour 1/2 cup of the water and 1 cup of the cucumbers in blender. Blend until cucumbers are pureed then add more cucumbers and water until all cucumbers are pureed.
2.Using a fine-mesh sieve, strain cucumbers into a pitcher to remove seeds and pulp. Stir in remaining water, lime juice and sugar.
3.Chill before serving over crushed ice garnished with a slice of lime.

Other versions:
Instead of cucumbers, use tropical fruits like papayas, guava, pineapple or traditional fruits like orange, pink grapefruit, cantaloupe, watermelon or a combination of 2 or more.

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (269 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories from fat3
Total Fat0 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5 mg
Total Carbohydrates21 g
Dietary Fiber2 g
Sugars12 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A10%
Vitamin C35%


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