Food & Wine's Cucumber-Lemonade Mocktail

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Food & Wine's Cucumber-Lemonade Mocktail

Serving Size
1

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What pretty presentation! This virgin drink comes equipt with a super-thin slice of cucumber pressed against the glass, which adds an artistic twist to this refreshing cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 1  paper-thin, lengthwise slice of European cucumber, for garnish
  • Ice
  • 1/4 teaspoon  finely chopped dill, plus 1 dill sprig, for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon  agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon  fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon  fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup  fresh cucumber juice (see Note)
  • 1/4 cup  chilled club soda

Recipe Info

  1. Press the cucumber slice against the inside of a chilled highball glass and add ice. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the chopped dill, agave syrup, lemon and lime juices and 1 tablespoon of water until the syrup is dissolved. Add ice, then add the cucumber juice and shake well. Strain into the prepared glass and stir in the club soda. Garnish with the dill sprig.

  1. NOTES Cucumber juice is available at juice counters. You can also make it by pureeing peeled cucumber chunks in a blender and then straining the puree through a fine sieve. One large cucumber yields about 3/4 cup of strained juice.

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