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How to Make Cucumber Water

Cucumber water is not something that I realized I needed in my life until recently. One of our dear friends recently became obsessed with fruit waters and now I am too.

So this is how to make cucumber water.

This recipe isn’t for cucumber-infused water.

That is very refreshing and nice but this is a bit different. This is considered aqua Fresca. This is essentially us juicing the cucumber and adding water to that juice.

How to make cucumber water if you are in a hurry. Blend 1 cucumber with 1 cup of water and a teaspoon of sugar. Adding lemon and tajin is optional but they add a nice flavor.

What is Aqua Fresca?

First, Aqua Fresca is Spanish for fresh water.

However, in this instance, it is a drink created by blending water and fruit together. It is generally slightly sweetened but that is optional.

After blending it with fruit and sometimes herbs, it is served over ice.

Cucumber Water

Cucumber Water

How to make refreshing cucumber water

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 t. Sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 dash tajin

Instructions

  1. Wash and peel the cucumber.
  2. Juice the lemon.
  3. Cut the cucumber into chunks.
  4. Place cucumber chunks in a blender.
  5. Fill the blender until the cucumber chunks are fully submersed with water.
  6. Add in the sugar, lemon and tajin.
  7. Blend for one minute.
  8. Pour the mixture into a container with a lid.
  9. Chill the cucumber water in the fridge for 1 hour.
  10. Shake and serve.

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Are cucumbers a fruit or a vegetable?

Technically speaking cucumbers are actually a fruit. From the perspective of culinary uses, cucumbers are treated as a vegetable.

Are cucumbers Keto?

Yes, cucumbers are considered a safe vegetable for the Keto diet. There are only about 1.5 carbs in half a cup of sliced cucumbers. This means that cucumbers are an excellent keto snack.

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Now, I admit that cucumbers are one of my absolute favorite things to eat. Almost every day I have a snack plate that includes cucumber slices, radish slices, and walnuts.

But there is just something earthy and refreshing about this cucumber water.

I hope that you enjoy it as much as I did.

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