1 lime, sliced
12 mint leaves (optional)
1 cucumber, sliced thin
1. Add lime slices, mint leaves and sliced cucumber to a large pitcher.
2. Add cold water to pitcher. Stir ingredients into water.
3. Serve immediately or chill, covered, in the refrigerator. Enjoy!
More About Cucumber
How to Select
Choose firm, well shaped cucumbers with dark green color, that are heavy for its size.
How to Store
Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water. Trim ends. If skin is tough or waxed, peel. If seeds are hard, scoop out. Add fresh cucumber to salads and sandwiches. Have as a snack with dips. Eat raw: Add to salads and sandwiches, or have as a snack with dip. Cut into cubes with tomatoes and herbs, and add salad dressing. Make Greek cucumber-yogurt sauce, or add to cold soups.
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