Agua de Pepino

Cucumber Water

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Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Serves

    6

Appears in

Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico

Oaxaca

By Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Published 2019

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Ingredients

  • 8 cups (2 l) filtered water
  • cucumbers (1 pound/455 g), skin on
  • ¼ cup (13 g) fresh mint
  • ¼ cup (50 g) sugar
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice

Method

Pour 4 cups (1 L) of the water into a blender with the cucumbers, mint, sugar, and lime juice. Blend until smooth and pour through a double-mesh strainer. Add the rest of the water and mix well. Serve over ice.