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Cucumber Basil Lemonade- A refreshing and hydrating summer sipper! Full of cucumbers, lemons and herbaceous basil, a perfect drink from the Kale and Caramel cookbook.

Sparkling Cucumber Basil Lemonade

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2
  • Category: Drinks

Description

A refreshing and hydrating summer sipper! Full of cucumbers, lemons and herbaceous basil, a perfect drink from the Kale and Caramel cookbook. 


Ingredients

  • 3- inch length of cucumber (, chilled and coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup), plus some extra slices for garnish)
  • 2 to 3 fresh basil leaves (, plus more for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (, plus lemon slices for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup still water
  • 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar
  • 3/4 cup sparking water

Instructions

  1. Add the chopped cucumber to a blender or food processor with the basil, lemon juice, still water, and honey. Blend until smooth, then distribute evenly between two glasses.
  2. Add the sparkling water, agin splitting evenly between the glasses. Drop in a few ice cubes, and garnish with cucumber slices, lemon slices, and basil as desired.