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Cucumber, Lime and Mint Infused Water

Just Say Yes to Fruits and Veggies

Make drinking water more fun by flavoring it with fruits, vegetables, or herbs.

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Ingredients

1 lime, sliced
12 mint leaves (optional)
1 cucumber, sliced thin
water


Materials

Cutting Board
Knife
Pitcher
Mixing Spoon

Directions


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!

Notes

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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