Recipe Type: Cocktail
Prep time: 15 mins
Total time: 15 mins
A fresh drink to enjoy on a warm summer day!
- 3 large cucumbers
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
- 1 cup water
- 6 ounces (3/4 cup) gin
- 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons agave syrup, (see #SOBikini Tip)
- Cut 12 thin slices of cucumber for garnish.
- Peel and chop the rest of the cucumber.
- Transfer to a food processor, add rosemary and puree.
- Pour the puree through a fine-mesh strainer set over a medium bowl or large measuring cup.
- Press on the solids to extract all the juice.
- Add water, gin, lemon juice and agave syrup to the cucumber juice; stir until the agave is dissolved. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses.
- Garnish with cucumber slices and rosemary sprigs.
**#SOBikini Tip: Agave syrup or nectar is the naturally sweet juice extracted from the agave plant. It has a lower glycemic index than table sugar, but is even sweeter. Use it in moderation when substituting for table sugar. Look for it near other sweeteners in natural-foods stores.
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